Dr. Chandrika Johnson

Associate Professor of Health Education

Dr. Chandrika Johnson is an Associate Professor of Health Education in the Department of Health, Physical and  Secondary Education at Fayetteville State University. Dr. Johnson received her Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health Education from University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Master of Public Health degree in Community Health Education from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and her Ph.D. in Health Education from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. 

Prior to coming to Fayetteville State University, she taught Health and Physical Education in the Cumberland County Public School System.  She also has previous experience as a Health Educator at various hospitals and non-profit organizations. Dr. Johnson has worked at Fayetteville State University since 2005 and 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.

Research Interests

·     Minority populations, specifically African Americans in addressing disease prevention
·     HIV/AIDS and STD prevention and reproductive health
·     Human Papillomavirus Screening and Prevention
·     Cancer Screening and Prevention
·     Diabetes Education and Weight Loss

Awards

·   Teacher of the Year for Fayetteville State University, 2019-2020
·   Teacher of the Year for the College of Education at Fayetteville State University, 2019-2020
·   Teacher of the Year for the Department of Middle Grades, Secondary and Specialized Subjects at Fayetteville State University, 2019-2020
·   Langston University National Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (LU-RRTC)  Visiting Investigator Fellow, 2018-2020
·   Wynton Hadley Teaching Award, 2018-2019
·   Advisor of the Year for the Department of Middle Grades, Secondary and Specialized Subjects at Fayetteville State University, 2015-2016
·   Teacher of the Year for the Department of Health, Physical Education and Human Services at Fayetteville State University, 2011-2012
·   Graduate Dean Fellowship, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2008-2011
·   Maralee Garland Graduate Fellowship, University of Tennessee, 2004-2005
·   Future Health Educator of the Year, Fayetteville State University, 2000
·   North Carolina Nurse Scholars Award, North Carolina Central University, 1999-2000
·   Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities, 1996-1998

Publications

Johnson, C. (2018).Human Papillomavirus Types and Cancer Screening Guidelines. Journal of Infectious Disease and Medicine, 3(3).

Johnson, C & Ogletree, R.(2017). Knowledge and Behavioral Intention Related to HPV Vaccination Among Male College Students. American Journal of Health Education, 48(5), 320-330.https://doi.org/10.1080/19325037.2017.1343159DOI: 10.1080/19325037.2017.1343159 

Johnson, C. (2017). HPV Vaccination and the Controversy and Attitudes of Male and Female College Students. Health Science Journal, 11(2:493).http://www.hsj.gr/medicine/hpv-vaccination-and-the-controversy-and-attitudes-of-male-and-female-college-students.pdfDOI: 10.21767/1791-809X.1000493 

Johnson, C, Obanor, N., & DeWesse, A.  (2016). Human Papillomavirus and Cancer in Men. Health Science Journal, 10(6:479), 6. http://www.hsj.gr/medicine/human-papillomavirus-and-cancer-in-men.pdfDOI: 10.21767/1791-809X.1000479  

Brown, S.L., Gumayan, R. Land, D., Johnson, Cand Miller, K. (2014) Expert Panel Consensus for and Analysis of Key Attributes on Websites devoted to Weight Control.  American Journal of Health Education, 45(6), 322-334. https://doi.org/10.1080/19325037.2016.1219285DOI:10.1080/19325037.2016.1219285 

M'Cormack, F. A.D, Aguilar, D. P., Yannessa, J. F., & Johnson, C. (2010). How to use SecondLife® as a teaching strategy for Sexual Health Education. Teacher Education Journal ofSouth Carolina, 10(1), 81-90. 

Brown, S., & Johnson, C.  (2010). Weight loss best practice: Delphi Assessment and Literature Review.  International Electronic Journal of Health Education. 

Presentations

PEER REVIEWED PRESENTATIONS

Johnson, C. (March 29, 2018). "Mary Church Terrell: Educator and Activist." Presentation at the Government and History Department Sesquicentennial Lecture Series, FSU Government and History Department, Fayetteville State University, Lyons Science Annex, Fayetteville, NC.

Johnson, C. (November 29, 2016).  "An Overview of HPV Vaccines." Presentation at the National 8thWorld Congress on Virology, San Antonia, Texas.

Johnson, C. (October 8, 2016).  "Fullness of Time: Educational Setbacks are Platforms for a Stronger Comeback."  Presentation at the 2016 Diva Conference: "Navigating Pathways: Surviving and Thriving in Academic Spaces," Greensboro, North Carolina.

Johnson, C.(October 4, 2016), "College Students HPV Knowledge and Intention to be HPV Vaccinated."Presentation at the 4thInternational Conference on HIV/AIDS, STDs and STIs", Orlando, Florida. 

Smith-Burton, K. (Panelist), Gillespie, P. (Panelist), & Johnson, C. (Panelist). (April 2, 2016)."Professional Development: Perspectives from Faculty." Presentation at the FSU 2016 Student Research Conference, HBCU Master's Degree STEM Program and the Department of Psychology, Fayetteville, NC.  

Johnson, C. (Panelist).(November 2, 2015). Film Screening, "Soul Food Junkies." Presentation at the ETCE 200-SL2 Service Learning Students, Bronco Cinema.  

Johnson, C. (Panelist).(November 2, 2015). "Professional Development: Perspectives from Faculty."Presentation at the FSU Student Research Conference, Graduate School, FSU, Fayetteville, NC. 

Alexandrova, M., Johnson, C.,Gautam, Y., & Bradley, J. (2015, April). Russian Perspective: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), HPV-related Diseases, and HPV vaccination in college students.Presentation at the Society for Public Health Education's (SOPHE) 66thAnnual Meeting, Portland, Oregon.

Elliott, G. & Johnson, C. (2014, April). An Interdisciplinary Approach to Addressing Obstacles Leading to Childhood Obesity.Presentation at the 2ndAnnual Human Performance and Leisure Studies Symposium, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, NC.    

Elliott, G. & Johnson, C.  (2011, November). Jumping for Hoops: Fayetteville State University Undergraduate Majors.  Presentation at the 2011 North Carolina American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD), North Carolina Regional Convention, Winston-Salem, NC.  

Ding, K., Birch, D., Ford-Wade, A., Johnson, C., M'Cormack, F. A. D., Perez, M. A., & Holt, A., Lindstadt, A., & Smith, B. (2011, March). Ethnic/racial diversity among professional preparation faculty in health education.  Presentation at the 2011 American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) National Convention and Exposition, American Association of Health Education, San Diego, CA.  

Alexandrova, M., Johnson, C.,Mustafa, k., Gautam, Y., & Mustafa, M.  (2010, March). Simple way to patient education: Case study on HPV vaccination.  Presentation at the 2010 American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) National Convention and Exposition, Indianapolis, IN.

Brown, S. & Johnson, C.  (2010, March). Weight loss best practice: Delphi assessment and literature review.  Presentation at the 2010 American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) National Convention and Exposition, Indianapolis, IN. 

Johnson, CEthics, health education and the university athlete.(2009, April). Poster presentation at the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) National Convention and Exposition, Tampa, FL. 

M'Cormack, F., Auguilar, D., & Johnson, C.  Health promotion in Second Life. (2009, March). Technology presentation  at the HEDIR Technology Seminar, American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) National Convention and Exposition, Tampa, FL.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Johnson, C. & Bullard, D. (March 29, 2019). "Praxis II Workshop"Presentation at the FSU Excellence in Teaching Conference, Fayetteville, NC.

 Johnson, C., Goodman, J. & Bullard, D. (March 9, 2019). "What is Your True Color?"Presentation at the Youth Empowerment Conference, Fayetteville, NC.

Johnson, C. & Goodman, J. (April 20, 2018). "What is Your True Color?"Presentation at the FSU Excellence in Teaching Conference, Fayetteville, NC.

Johnson, C. (April 20, 2018). "Dimensions of Wellness: A Healthy Body Equals A Healthy Mind."  Presentation at the FSU Excellence in Teaching Conference, Fayetteville, NC.  

Haithcox-Dennis, M & Johnson, C.  (April 21, 2017). "Broncos Faculty at their BEST."  Presentation at the FSU Excellence in Teaching Conference, Fayetteville, NC.  

Johnson, C.& Haithcox-Dennis, M.  (April 21, 2017). "Social Media Etiquette or How to Tweet, Snap, and Link like a Pro."Presentation at the FSU Excellence in Teaching Conference, Fayetteville, NC. 

Johnson, C.& Haithcox-Dennis, M.  (April 21, 2017).  "Threading Digital Learning Competencies Throughout Practice for MSA Candidates."Presentation at the FSU Excellence in Teaching Conference, Fayetteville, NC. 

Obanor, N & Johnson, C.(November 16, 2016). "Nutrition Workshop."  Presentation at the FSU American Education Week, Fayetteville, NC.

Johnson, C.  (April 16, 2016). Peer Health Educators Training: "Physical Activity and Nutrition,"Presentation at the FSU Student Health Center, LSA, Fayetteville, NC.

Johnson, C. (April 2012-2014). "Theory at a Glance Workshop." Presentation at the Annual Health and Physical Education Week, Fayetteville, NC. 

Johnson, C.(November 2005-2006). "Self-esteem and Women." Presentationsat the Women's Dorms on Campus of FSU, Fayetteville, NC.  

Johnaon, C. (January 2005-2006). "HIV/AIDS in our community."Presentation at Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church, Wade, NC. 

Johnson, C.(April 2005- 2006)."Body and Soul."  Presentation at Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church, Wade, NC.

Professional Affiliations

Eta Sigma Gamma, National Professional Health Education Honorary
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     Alpha Mu, 2004-2005
·     Alpha, Alpha, 2007-2010, Vice President, 2008-2009 

American Association for Health Education, 2007-2014American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 2007-presentSociety of Public Health Education, 2014-presentNC Society of Public Education, 2017-present 

Courses Taught

Undergraduate

COHE 270 - Consumer Health
COHE 360 - Communication in Health
COHE 425 - Community Health Organizing
COHE 330 - Health Behavior and Counseling
COHE 470 - Seminar in Community Health
COHE 480 - Field Work in Community Health Education
EDUC 480 - Clinical Experience in the Secondary School
HEED 112 - Health and Wellness 
HEED 212 - Health Promotion and Wellness
HEED 300 - Human Sexuality
HEED 301 - Drug Education 
HEED 311 - Environmental Health
HEED 410 - Epidemiology
HEED 411 - Public Health Problems
HEED 420 - Nutrition
HEED 321 - Health in Early Childhood Education