Jeanne Johnston, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor/Associate Department Chair
Dr. Jeanne Johnston is a Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Public Health - Indiana University, Bloomington. Dr. Johnston is very involved in interprofessional education seeking to identify and develop collaborative practice opportunities to benefit students and community members, in particular in rural communities. Her primary area of focus is on the development of physical activity programs to improve physical and mental health across diverse populations.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Leveraging Rural Community and Academic Institutional Partnerships to Improve Healthcare Access and Health Literacy
The intended learning objectives for attendees are to: 1. Explain “Strategic Doing” as a leadership model for building collaborations2. Explore strategies for the development and implementation of events aimed at enhancing rural healthcare access and health literacy3. Discuss an approach to engage students with IPECP4. Discuss evaluation methodologiesRural Americans face health disparities (e.g., food deserts, environmental barriers to physical activity, and access to quality health care) which negatively impact their physical and mental well-being. Rural community members are also more…