Susan Johnson, Ph.D.

Susan Johnson, Ph.D. is Director of Health Promotion and Assistant Professor in the College of Health Professions at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). She directs and manages system-wide initiatives related to organizational wellness and provides leadership in the development of a comprehensive and collaborative approach to promoting health to students, employees, patients and the community. Dr. Johnson received her undergraduate degree from University North Carolina Charlotte, Master’s degree from The Citadel and Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Johnson was recently named Smoke Free Advocate of the Year by the Smoke Free Lowcountry Coalition and winner in the Rising Star category of Influential Women in Business by the Charleston Business Journal. Susan currently resides on Isle of Palms with her two young daughters and in her spare time she enjoys running, hiking, and kayaking in the beautiful South Carolina Lowcountry.