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Robert L. Johnson, M.D., F.A.A.P.

The Sharon and Joseph L. Muscarelle Endowed Dean


Office of the Dean
rjohnson@njms.rutgers.edu
 
Clinical Office

Doctor's Office Center (DOC)
90 Bergen Street Room 4600
Newark , NJ 07101
Email: Admin Pamela Daniels
Hours: Monday 1:00-3:00 pm, Tuesday, 11:00 am-3:00 pm, Friday 11:00 am-5:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Phone: (973) 972-4600
Fax: (973) 972-9966
 
 

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Clinical Info

Medical Expertise

Adolescent and Young Adult physical and mental health, Sexuality and Sexually Transmitted Infections, Violence, Delinquency, Substance Abuse

 

Hospital Affiliation

University Hospital, Newark

 

Insurance Participation

Insurance Participation: with Provider Number ( where applicable ) The information below is subject to change and should not be relied upon until after it is verified with the insurance company. In addition, psychiatric providers should be contacted directly for information on their participation with managed care and insurance companies.

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Biography

Overview

Robert L. Johnson, MD, FAAP is The Sharon and Joseph L. Muscarelle Endowed Dean,
Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult
Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. His clinical expertise and research
focuses on adolescent physical and mental health, adolescent HIV, adolescent
violence, adolescent sexuality, health equity and family strengthening. He Chairs the
New Jersey Governor’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, the Newark Ryan White Planning
Council, and the Board of Deacons at Union Baptist Church in Orange, N.J. He is a
Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Vice Chair of the Community Prevention
Task Force of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a former member
of the Board of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education at the
National Academies of Science. He has previously been the President of the New Jersey
Board of Medical Examiners, the Chair of the US Department of Health and Human
Services’ Council on Graduate Medical Education, a member of the National Council of
the National Institute of Mental Health, member of the NIH AIDS Research Council and
member, Institute of Medicine, Health Care Services Board.
Dr. Johnson received his BA from Alfred University in 1968 and his MD from the
College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ in 1972.

 

Education

M.D., 1972, CMDNJ New Jersey Medical School

 

Licensure & Certification

Medical Licensure
New Jersey

 

Curriculum Vitae

View CV

 

 

Publications

Relevant Publications:

Hahn RA, Fielding JE, Johnson RJ, Muntaner C, Truman BI, Orleans T. The Guide to Community Preventive Services and Health Equity Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice Volume 9, OMH Special Issue, 2017, pp. 10-19
Knopf JA, Hahn EA, Proia KK, Truman BI, Johnson RL, Muntaner C, Fielding JE, Jones CP, Fullilove MT, Hunt PC, Qui S, Chattopadhyay SK, Milstein B, The Community Preventive Services Task Force. Out-of-School-Time Academic Programs to Improve School Achievement: A Community Guide Health Equity Systematic Review. J Public Health Management Practice, 2015, 00(00), 1–15
Hahn RA, Rammohan V, Truman BI, Milstein B, Johnson RL, Muntañer C, Jones CP, Fullilove MT, Chattopadhyay SK, Hunt PC, Abraido-Lanza AF; Community Preventive Services Task Force. Effects of full-day kindergarten on the long-term health prospects of children in low-income and racial/ethnic-minority populations: a community guide systematic review. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Mar; 46 (3):312-23
Chin, H., Sipe, T., Beeker, C., Elder, R., Mercer, S., Wethington, H., Kirby, D., Elliston, D., Griffith, M., Chuke, S., Matthew, A., Briss, S., Ericksen, I., Galbraith, J., Herbst, Johnson, R., J., Kraft, J., Noar, S., Romero, L., Ruedt, D., Santelli, J., The Task Force on Community Preventive Services The Effectiveness of Comprehensive Risk Reduction and Abstinence Education Interventions to Prevent or Reduce the Risk of Adolescent Pregnancy, HIV and STIs: Two Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses. Am J Prev Med 2012;42(3):272–294
Barri Burrus, PhD; Kimberly D. Leeks, PhD ; MPH, Theresa Ann Sipe, PhD; MPH; Suzanne Dolina, MPH; Robin Soler, PhD; Randy Elder, PhD; Robert Johnson, MD, FAAP, Task Force on Community Preventive Services, Lisa Barrios, DrPH, Arlene Greenspan, DrPH, Dan Fishbein, MD, Peter Briss, MD, MPH, Mary Lou Lindegren, MD, Angeli Achrekar, MPH, and Patricia Dittus, PhD Effectiveness of Person-to-Person Interventions Targeted to Parents and Other Caregivers Improve Adolescent Health. Am J Prev Med 2012;42(3):327–328
Wethington HR, Hahn RA, Fuqua-Whitley DS, Sipe TA, Crosby AE, Johnson RL, Liberman AM, Moscicki E, Price LN, Tuma FK, Kalra G, Chattopadhyay SK; Task Force on Community Preventive Services The effectiveness of interventions to reduce psychological harm from traumatic events among children and adolescents: a systematic review. Am J Prev Med. 2008 Sep;35(3):287-313. Review
Hahn R, McGowan, A, Liberman A, Crosby A, Fullilove M, Johnson RL, Moscicki E, Price L, Snyder S, Tuma F, Lowy J, Briss P, Cory S, Stone G, Effects on Violence of Laws and Policies Facilitating the Transfer of Youth from the Juvenile to the Adult Justice System A Report on Recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.. MMWR August 2007;56
McGowan A, Hahn R, Liberman A, Crosby A, Fullilove M, Johnson RL, Moscicki E, Price L, Snyder S, Tuma F, Lowy J, Briss P, Cory S, Stone G (Task Force on Community Preventive Services)Effectiveness of Universal School-Based Programs to Prevent Violent and Aggressive Behavior: A Systematic Review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2007;33(2S)
McGowan A, Hahn R, Liberman A, Crosby A, Fullilove M, Johnson RL, Moscicki E, Price L, Snyder S, Tuma F, Lowy J, Briss P, Cory S, Stone G (Task Force on Community Preventive Services). Effects of Violence of Laws and Policies Facilitating the Transfer of Juveniles from the Juvenile Justice System to the Adult Justice System: A Systematic Review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2007 April; Volume 32, Issue 4S: 7-28.
Herbst JH, Beeker C, Mathew A, McNally T, Passin WF, Kay LS, Crepaz N, Lyles CM, Briss P, Chattopadhyay S, Johnson RL, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. The Effectiveness of Industrial-, Group-, and Community-level HIV Behavioral Risk- Reduction Interventions for Adult Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Systematic Review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2007 Apr; 32(4 Suppl): S38 – 67.

 

 

 

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