Donna B Johnson

Professor Emeritus, Health Systems and Population Health

Interdisciplinary Program in Nutritional Sciences
Box 353410

Seattle, WA 98195-


Research Interests

Pediatric nutrition; efficacy of public health nutrition interventions; public health approaches to obesity


PhD Nutritional Science, University of Washington, 1995

MS Nutrition, Syracuse University, 1979

BS Nutrition, Iowa State University, 1973

In the News

Rules to make school lunches healthier are working, study says
CNN, 01/05/2016

Students choose healthier meals
JAMA Pediatrics, 01/04/2016

Students Choosing More Nutritious School Meals
SPH News, 01/04/2016

Are Seattle Schoolchildren Getting Enough Time for Lunch?
SPH News, 10/22/2015

When it comes to equal access to healthy food, Washington has room for improvement
KUOW, 07/28/2015

Evaluating Farmers' Market Incentives
ASPPH Friday Letter, 05/08/2015

Shared Values Lead to Successful Nutrition Policy Strategies
Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, 06/19/2013

Lessons Shared from Restaurant Menu-Labeling Policy
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 09/01/2012

State still seeks winning strategy against childhood obesity
Seattle Times, 06/14/2011

School Lunch
KUOW, 04/01/2010