Chandrika Johnson is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, where she received a Masters of Public Health degree. Presently, she is a Instructor in the Department of Middle Grades, Secondary and Specialized Subjects at Fayetteville State University. Ms. Johnson has worked at Fayetteville State University since 2005. Currently, she is pursuing her Doctoral Degree in Health Education.
Prior to coming to Fayetteville State University, she taught Health and Physical Education in the Cumberland County Public School System. Ms. Johnson also has previous experience as a Health Educator at various hospitals and non-profit organizations. Her goal is to one day open a Women’s Health Clinic. This health clinic would be a place where women would come to be educated about various health issues. Chandrika considers herself to be a health promotionist. She has focused her efforts on working with minority populations, specifically African Americans in addressing disease prevention. Her areas of interest include HIV/AIDS and STD prevention and reproductive health. She also works in the areas of diabetes education, nutrition, and breast and cervical cancer prevention. She has worked in developing culturally sensitive interventions for minority populations including women and adolescents.
Chandrika teaches health education classes. In Fall 2007, she designed and developed the first on-line classes (Drug Education and Nutrition) in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Human Services.
HEED 112 Health and Wellness
HEED 301 Drug Education
HEED 420 Nutrition