Rebecca Emily Johnson

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Research Interests

Rebecca Johnson PhD is a Research Assistant Professor in Medical Social Sciences. She is a social gerontologist with interests in the lived experiences of older people and the places where older people are aging, and was PI for the baseline assessment of the age friendliness of the City of Chicago Her current work focuses on building the capacity of non-usual stakeholders to engage with health research and researchers and is funded by PCORIs Eugene Washington Award. Dr. Johnson leads the HAPEER project (Home Care Aides Patient Centered Education and Engagement), engages with faith based communities in a Train the Trainer program of research engagement; and contributes to the Bureau of Sages. She is also a partner with Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging delivering the qualitative component of the Age Well Study, a first of its kind five-year analysis of the health benefits of living in a Life Plan Community.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Durham University

… → 1992

Research interests

  • Aging
  • Community Medicine
  • Eldercare
  • Environmental Health
  • Geriatrics
  • Literature and Medicine
  • Patient Communications
  • Performing Arts Medicine
  • Qualitative Research Methods

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Grants 2010 2021

Research Output 1999 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Developing a health interview tool for Medicaid home and community-based services clients and home care aides through a community-engaged approach

Johnson, R. E., Diaz, L., Boyken, L., Saberbein, G., Rogers, B., Smith, P., Rodriguez, L. & Danilovich, M. K., Jan 2 2019, In : Home Health Care Services Quarterly. 38, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Home Health Aides
Social Welfare

Improving the Relationship of Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Home Care Aides and Clients Through Health Interviewing

Danilovich, M., Diaz, L., Boyken, L., Eisenstein, A. & Johnson, R., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Applied Gerontology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Home Health Aides
Social Welfare
3 Citations (Scopus)

Interprofessional Models for Shared Decision Making: The Role of the Health Care Chaplain

Jeanne Wirpsa, M., Emily Johnson, R., Bieler, J., Boyken, L., Pugliese, K., Rosencrans, E. & Murphy, P., Jan 2 2019, In : Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy. 25, 1, p. 20-44 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Making
health care
Delivery of Health Care
decision making

Communicating Chaplains' Care: Narrative Documentation in a Neuroscience-Spine Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy

Johnson, R., Wirpsa, M. J., Sakumoto, M., Kho, A., Emanuel, L. & Boyken, L., 2018, Evidence-Based Healthcare Chaplaincy: A Research Reader with Jessica Kingsley Publishers.. Fitchett, G., Lyndes, K. & White, K. (eds.). London: Jessica Kingsley

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Engaging Faith Based Communities with Health Research: Pastors4PCOR Research Ministry Ambassador Facilitator Manual

TRCDO Pastors4PCOR, Davis, P., Johnson, R. E. & Ingram, D., 2018, Kindle ed. 449 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook