Credentials, degrees, schools attended:
PhD University of Colorado
MS University of Rochester
BN McGill University
Robert Wood Johnson Faculty Fellow in Primary Care
Johnson, R. (2007, May 16-19). A caring framework as an explanatory model in exploring the work environment. Research presentation at the 29th International Human Caring Conference in St. Louis, MO.
Johnson, R. (2006). Invited research commentary on: Self-Care and mothering in African American women with HIV/AIDS by Shambley-Ebron, D.Z. & Boyle, J.S. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 28(1), 64-66. (refereed journal)
Johnson, R. (2005, August 10-13). Conflicting values: A tension between a business and Professional ethic. Research presented at the 24th International Human Science Research Conference sponsored by The Institute of Health & Community Studies at Bournemouth University in Bournemouth, England.
Johnson, R. (2005). Shifting patterns of practice: NPs in a managed care environment. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 19(4), 323-340 (results of research project) (refereed journal).
Coolidge, J., Johnson, R., Lawson, M.T. (2004). A collaborative partnership: Sharing the lessons learned. Research/service learning project presented at the National League of Nursing Education Summit of 2004 entitled ”Excellence in Innovation in Nursing Education” in Orlando, Florida (all 3 persons presented).
Johnson, R. (2004, June 13-14). Shifting patterns of practice: Nurse practitioners in a managed care environment. Research presentation at the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 19th Annual National Conference at Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA.
Reviewer (invited by the editors):
Research manuscripts Clinical Nursing Research
Research Manuscripts Western Journal of Nursing Research
University of Southern Maine
(2006-present) Chair - Graduate Curriculum, Admissions, and Advancement
(2006-present) Member - DNP Program Planning Committee
(2003-2007) Chair - CONHP Peer Review Committee
American Nurses Association – Maine
(2009-present), member, Board of Directors
(2007-present) member, Nominating Committee
(2006-present) member, Finance Committee
NUR 602 Advanced Health Assessment (Lecture & Lab)
NUR 664 Primary Health Care of the Adult I
NUR 667 Clinical Seminar & Practicum I
NUR 668 Clinical Seminar & Practicum II
NUR 690 Role Seminar
ANCC certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner
Current Practice: USM University Health Service
Over 25 years experience as a nurse practitioner in a variety of primary care settings including internal medicine, family planning, adolescent clinic, STD clinics, and college health.
Advanced practice nursing, primary care, workplace environment for NPs, preventive health, transition/change, ritual and meaning