Christine Kreuder Johnson

Veterinary Professor Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Christine Johnson, VMD, MPVM, PhD
Christine Johnson, VMD, MPVM, PhD

Christine Kreuder Johnson, a professor with the University of California, Davis, One Health Institute in the School of Veterinary Medicine, is among the newly elected members of the National Academy of Medicine as announced today.

Johnson is an expert in epidemiology and ecosystem health. She directs the EpiCenter for Disease Dynamics at UC Davis and was a lead on the USAID PREDICT project, which strengthened global capacity to detect emerging viruses and pandemic threats.

She leads the EpiCenter for Emerging Infectious Disease Intelligence, one of NIAID’s Centers for Research in Emerging Infectious Disease, which aims to better understand the environment and climate-related drivers for spillover at the forest-urban edge in Africa and Latin America.
At UC Davis, she teaches One Health and ecosystem health and fosters a training program in applied research in wildlife epidemiology and disease ecology.

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