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Jerry C. Johnson, M.D.

Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Project Director, Center of Excellence on Minority Health, University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Ralston Penn Center
3615 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2676
Office: 215-898-9401
Fax: 215-573-8684
B.S. (Chemistry)
Denver University , 1970.
M.D. (Medicine)
Case Western Reserve University, 1974.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern (PG-1) in Medicine,, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC, 1974-1975.
First-Year Resident (PG-2) in Medicine, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC, 1975-1976.
Second-Year Resident (PG-3) in Medicine, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC, 1976-1977.
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1977-1979.
American Board of Internal Medicine (Indefinite), 1977.
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (Certified since 1988) , 2010.
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Selected Publications

Halbert CH, Bellamy S, Briggs V, Delmoor E, Purnell J, Rogers R, Weathers B, Johnson JC.: A comparative effectiveness education trial for lifestyle health behavior change in African Americans. Health Educ Res. https://academic.oup.com/her/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/her/cyx039, Mar 18 2017.

Johnson J, Hayden T, True J, Simkin D, Colbert L, Thompson B, Stewart D, Martin L.: The Impact of Faith Beliefs on Perceptions of End-of-Life Care and Decision Making among African American Church Members. J Palliat Med 19(2): 143-8, Feb 2016.

Halbert CH, Melvin C, Briggs V, Delmoor E, Rice LJ, Lynch C, Jefferson M, Johnson JC.: Neighborhood Satisfaction and Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Community Sample of African Americans. J Community Health 41(1): 38-45, Feb 2016.

Rice LJ, Hughes B, Briggs V, Delmoor E, Jefferson M, Johnson JC, Halbert CH.: Perceived Efficacy and Control for Neighborhood Change: the Cross-Cutting Role of Collective Efficacy. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. Epub ahead of print, 22, Dec 10 2015.

Halbert CH, Gattoni-Celli S, Savage S, Prasad SM, Kittles R, Briggs V, Delmoor E, Rice LJ, Jefferson M, Johnson JC: Ever and Annual Use of Prostate Cancer Screening in African American Men. Am J Mens Health Page: Epub ahead of print, Aug 3 2015.

Halbert CH, Bellamy S, Briggs V, Bowman M, Delmoor E, Johnson JC, Kumanyika S, Melvin C, Purnell J, Rogers R, Weathers B: Intervention completion rates among African Americans in a randomized effectiveness trial for diet and physical activity changes. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23(7): 1306-13, Jul 2014.

Halbert CH. Bellamy S. Briggs V. Bowman M. Delmoor E. Kumanyika S. Rogers R. Purnell J. Weathers B. Johnson JC: Collective efficacy and obesity-related health behaviors in a community sample of African Americans. Journal of Community Health 39(1): 124-31, Feb 2014.

Halbert CH, Briggs V, Bowman M, Bryant B, Bryant DC, Delmoor E, Ferguson M, Ford ME, Johnson JC, Purnell J, Rogers R, Weathers B: Acceptance of a community-based navigator program for cancer control among urban African Americans. Health Educ Res 29(1): 97-108, Feb 2014.

Jayadevappa R, Malkowicz SB, Chhatre S, Johnson JC, Gallo JJ: The burden of depression in prostate cancer. Psychooncology 21(12): 1338-45, Dec 2012.

Gray-Miceli D1, Ratcliffe SJ, Liu S, Wantland D, Johnson J: Orthostatic hypotension in older nursing home residents who fall: are they dizzy? Clinical Nursing Research 21(1): 64-78, Feb 2012.

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