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2012 Symposium Speaker


Elizabeth Johnson, Ph.D.
Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Elizabeth J. Johnson, Ph.D., obtained her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in nutritional biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She did her postdoctoral work at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Center on Aging at Tufts University where she is currently a research scientist. She is also an associate professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. Her research interests are in nutrition and age-related visual and cognitive function. She has been involved in numerous clinical and epidemiologic studies and has collaborations with academia, industry and government agencies. Dr. Johnson has membership with the International Carotenoid Society, Carotenoid Research Interactive Group, American Society for Nutritional Sciences, Macula & Nutrition Group and is a member of the Egg Nutrition Center Scientific Advisory Panel.