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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
Education:
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.
Certifications
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

Weathers B. Barg FK. Bowman M. Briggs V. Delmoor E. Kumanyika S. Johnson JC. Purnell J. Rogers R. Halbert CH.: Using a mixed-methods approach to identify health concerns in an African American community. American Journal of Public Health 101(11): 2087-92, Nov 2011.

Ravishankar Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S, Johnson JC, Malkowicz SB: Variation in quality of care among older men with localized prostate cancer. Cancer 117(11): 2520-2529, Jun 2011.

Jayadevappa R. Chhatre S. Johnson JC. Malkowicz SB.: Association between ethnicity and prostate cancer outcomes across hospital and surgeon volume groups. Health Policy 99(2): 97-106, Feb 2011.

Riegel B, Dickson VV, Cameron J, Johnson JC, Bunker S, Page K, Worrall-Carter L: Symptom Recognition in Elders With Heart Failure. Journal of Nursing Scholarship 42(1): 92-100, March 2010.

Halbert CH, Kumanyika S, Bowman M, Bellamy SL, Briggs V, Brown S, Bryant B, Delmoor E, Johnson JC, Purnell J, Rogers R, Weathers B: Participation rates and representativeness of African Americans recruited to a health promotion program. Health Education Research 25(1): 6-13, Feb 2010.

Gray-Miceli D, Ratcliffe S, Johnson Jc: Use of a post fall assessment tool to prevent falls. Western J Nurs Research 32(7): 932-948, 2010.

Johnson JC, Hayden UT, Thomas N, Groce-Martin J, Henry T, Guerra T, Walker A, West W, Barnett M, Kumanyika S : Building community participatory research coalitions from the ground up: the Philadelphia area research community coalition. Prog Community Health Partnership 3(1): 61-72, Spring 2009.

Chhatre S. Weiner MG. Jayadevappa R. Johnson JC : Incremental burden of congestive heart failure among elderly with Alzheimer's. Aging & Mental Health 13(4): JUL, 628-34 2009.

Jayadevappa R, Johnson JC, Chhatre S, Wein AJ, Malkowicz SB: Ethnic variation in return to baseline values of patient-reported outcomes in older prostate cancer patients. Cancer 109(13): 2229-38, June 2007.

Jayadevappa R, Johnson JC, Bloom BS, Nidich S, Desai S, Chhatre S, Raziano DB, Schneider R: Effectiveness of transcendental meditation on functional capacity and quality of life of African Americans with congestive heart failure: a randomized control study. Ethnicity & Disease 17(1): 72-7, 2007.

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