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Kay Johnson, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)

Education & Training

MD, University of Minnesota, School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MD, 1987-1991
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1991-1994
Chief Residency in Medicine, Providence Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1994-1995
International AIDS Research and Training Program, Fieldwork, Lima, Peru, 1996-1997

Professional Interests

Women's health care
Medical education
International health


National Merit Scholar, 1982-1986
Senior Women’s Honor Society, 1986
Phi Beta Kappa, 1986
Winner of Washington Chapter of American College of Physicians Clinical Vignette Competition, 1994
Department of Veterans Affairs Special Contribution Award, 2003
Department of Veterans Affairs Recognition Award, 2004
Department of Veterans Affairs Goal Sharing Award, 2008

Selected Publications

Johnson KM, Taylor VM, Lessler D, Thompson B, Goldberg HI. 1998. Inner city primary care providers' breast cancer screening knowledge: implications for intervention. Journal of community health. 23(1):1-13.
Taylor V, Thompson B, Lessler D, Yasui Y, Montano D, Johnson KM, Mahloch J, Mullen M, Li S, Bassett G et al.. 1999. A clinic-based mammography intervention targeting inner-city women..Journal of general internal medicine. 14(2):104-11.
Johnson KM, Alarcón J, Watts DM, Rodriguez C, Velasquez C, Sanchez J, Lockhart D, Stoner BP, Holmes KK. 2003. Sexual networks of pregnant women with and without HIV infection. AIDS (London, England). 17(4):605-12.
Johnson KM, Bradley KA, Bush K, Gardella C, Dobie DJ, Laya MB. 2006. Frequency of mastalgia among women veterans. Association with psychiatric conditions and unexplained pain syndromes. Journal of general internal medicine. 21 Suppl 3:S70-5.
Johnson KM, Nelson KM, Bradley KA. 2006. Television viewing practices and obesity among women veterans. Journal of general internal medicine. 21 Suppl 3:S76-81.