LaShaune P. Johnson, PhD
LaShaune P. Johnson, PhD

LaShaune P. Johnson, PhD

Assistant Professor
Graduate School

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Interdisciplinary Studies

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Assistant Professor, Master of Public Health Program, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, June 2013-Present
  • Faculty Associate, Master of Medical Anthropology Program, October 2013- Present

Education

  • Wellesley College,BA,1999
  • University of California,MA,2003
  • University of California,Ph.D.,2009

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Johnson, LaShaune, Lin, Li, Stanis, Sonja Wilhelm, McElroy, Jane, LeMaster, Joseph, Nilon, Charles, Sayers, Stephen,
    Giving and Taking Away: What role do playground supervisors play in physical activity at recess? Health Behavior and
    Policy Review. November/December 2016., Health Behavior and Policy Review, 2016
  • Johnson, LaShaune P. and McElroy, Jane A. “Rainbows or Ribbons?: Queer Black women searching for a place in the
    cancer sisterhood”. In Follins, L., & Lassiter, J. (Eds.). 2016. Black LGBT health in the United States: At the intersection
    of race, gender, and sexual orientation. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books., Black LGBT health in the United States: At the intersection of race, gender, and sexual orientation, 2016
  • Johnson, LaShaune. “What is Social Capital”, book chapter in Greenberg, A. G., Gullotta, T. P., & Bloom, M. (Eds.).
    (2016). Social capital and community well-being: The Serve Here Initiative. New York, NY: Springer., Social capital and community well-being: The Serve Here Initiative, 2016
  • Kabel, Allison M. and Johnson, L.P. (2014) The Unsuspecting CAM User: Cancer Patients and the Changing Nature of
    Holistic Health. Health, Culture and Society. Vol. 6, No. 1., Health, Culture, and Society, 6 (1), 2014
  • Kwon, Kyungbin, Liu, Ying-Hsiu, and LaShaune P. Johnson. (2014) Group regulation and social-emotional interactions
    observed in computer supported collaborative learning: Comparison between good vs. poor collaborators. Computers &
    Education, vol. 78., Computers & Education, 78, 2014
  • Idethia Shevon Harvey, LaShaune Johnson, and Corliss Heath. (2013) Womanism, Spirituality, and Self-Health
    Management Behaviors of African American Older Women. Women, Gender, and Families of Color. Vol. 1, No. 1., Women, Gender, and Families of Color, 1(1), 2013
  • Teti, M., Murray, C. Johnson, L., and Binson, D. (2012) Photovoice as a Community Based Participatory Research
    Method among Women Living with HIV/AIDS: Ethical Opportunities and Challenges. Journal of Empirical Research on
    Human Research Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 34–43., Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 7(4), 34-43, 2012

Presentations

  • Fiona M. Asigbee, LaShaune P. Johnson, Jaimie N. Davis, “Winning off the Field: The Role of High School Sports
    Participation in College Physical Activity”, World Congress on Exercise is Medicine®, and World Congress on
    the Basic Science of Exercise and the Brain of the American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO, Summer
    2017, 2017
  • "Community Based Participatory Research” Lecture for the Speakers Series for the Center for Promoting Health and
    Health Equality, Creighton University, June 2017, 2017
  • “Black Bisexual Health: A Bisexual Health Awareness Month Virtual Teach-In”, participant, March 2017, 2017
  • Johnson, LaShaune, Asigbee, Fiona*, Crowell, Rebecca, and Negrini, Ashley. poster: “The Weight of the World: Social
    Determinants of Health and Weight Loss Surgery Patients”, Obesity Week, Fall 2016, 2016
  • Johnson, LaShaune, American Sociological Association, Invited Panel Presentation, MFP New Fellow Orientation, August
    2016, 2016
  • Johnson, LaShaune. “CBPR”, Guest Lecture at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, HPRO 910 (Humanistic
    Traditions in Qualitative Methodology), March 2016, 2016
  • Johnson, LaShaune, Choudhry, Kiran, Azouni, Heba*, Asigbee, Fiona*, Poster: “Weight of the (Real) World: Obese Teens
    and their Caregivers Discuss Non-Adherence,” Childhood Obesity Conference, San Diego, CA, Summer 2015, 2015
  • Johnson, LaShaune. “Joining a Professional Scholarly Community”, Guest Lecture, Master of Medical Anthropology
    Orientation, Creighton University, April 2015, 2015
  • Kwon, Kyungbin, Liu, Ying-Hsiu, Johnson, LaShaune, Presentation: "Factors that Influence Learner’s Perception of Group
    Process within a Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Environment," American Educational Research
    Association, Chicago, IL, Spring 2015, 2015
  • Johnson, LaShaune. “CBPR”, Guest Lecture at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, HPRO 910 (Humanistic
    Traditions in Qualitative Methodology), March 2015, 2015
  • Johnson, LaShaune, Lin, Li*, Wilheim Stanis, Sonja, McElroy, Jane, LeMaster, Joseph, Nilon, Charles, Sayers, Stephen
    Poster: “Giving and Taking Away: What role do playground supervisors play in physical activity at recess?” Active Living
    Research Conference, San Diego, CA, Winter 2014, 2014
  • Johnson, LaShaune. “Qualitative Coding”, Guest Lecture at University of Nebraska Medical Center, Nursing 413A
    (Population Health), November 2014, 2014
  • Johnson, LaShaune. “Social Science Meets Public Health”, Guest Lecture at Creighton University, HAP 350 (Essentials of
    Public Health), November 2014, 2014
  • Johnson, LaShaune. “Key Informant Interviewing”, Guest Lecture at University of Nebraska Medical Center, Nursing
    413A (Population Health) October 2014, 2014
  • Johnson, LaShaune. “A Social Capital Primer: Definition, models, and tools”, Serve Here CT Social Capital Seminar,
    Glastonbury, CT, September 2014, 2014
  • Fernandez, Cristina, Johnson, LaShaune and others*. Poster: “From Selfies to Self-Efficacy: Clinical Use of Photovoice
    to Promote Self-Esteem and Self-Efficacy Among Obese Adolescents,” The Obesity Society, Boston, MA, Fall 2014, 2014
  • El Hassan, Naziha*, Hasan, Sawsan*, Choudhry, Kiran, Johnson, LaShaune, Student Poster, “A Qualitative Exploration of
    Muslim Women’s Perspectives In Access to Health Care in the United States”, Poster at Missouri Public Health
    Association, Fall 2014, 2014
  • El Hassan, Naziha*, Hasan, Sawsan*, Choudhry, Kiran, Johnson, LaShaune. Poster: “A Qualitative Exploration of Muslim
    Women’s Perspectives in Access to Health Care in the United States,” Cambio de Colores, Columbia, MO, Summer
    2014, 2014
  • Johnson, LaShaune, Presentation: "God, Cells, and Greens: Lessons Learned from the Creation of a Faith-based Cancer
    Prevention Outreach in a Black Community," Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Conference, Vancouver, BC, Summer
    2014, 2014
  • Johnson, L., Stumpf, M*., Najarian, J*., Asigbee, F., Ripp, M., Zapata, F., Zapata, C., Hardy, S., Powers, L., Kassen, A.,
    Bryson, D., Thomas, J., Gruner, K., Hawkins, M., Matt, T., Klahn, M., Anthony, R., Romero, S., and Fernandez, C.
    Poster: “Strength in Photos: Using the Photovoice Project to Promote Self-Image for Teens of the HEROES Program”.
    Pediatric Research Forum, Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, Omaha, NE, Spring 2014, 2014
  • Johnson, LaShaune. Beyond the Pink: The Black Women and Breast Cancer Coffee Hour. Creighton University, Omaha,
    NE, November 2013., 2013
  • Johnson, LaShaune. Breast Cancer: Information for Young Women. Salem Baptist Church, Omaha, NE, October 2013, 2013
  • Johnson, LaShaune. Guest Lecture about CBPR at Creighton University, HAP 350, (Essentials of Public Health), Omaha,
    NE, September 2013, 2013
  • Liu, Ying-Hsiu, Johnson, LaShaune, Kwon, Kyungbin. Presentation: “A Road from the Uncertainty to Negotiation – Virtual
    Asynchronous Collaboration”, EdMedia 2013: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, Victoria,
    British Columbia, Summer 2013, 2013
  • Johnson, LaShaune, McIntyre, Kate, and McElroy, Jane A. Poster for University of Missouri School of Health Professions
    Awareness Week, Fall 2012, 2012
  • Johnson, LaShaune, Guest Lecture about the intersections of Public Health and Sociology, for Social and Behavioral
    Sciences for Public Health, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, Fall 2012, 2012
  • Johnson, LaShaune, Guest Lecture about Health Literacy for Public Health Principles and Practice course, University of
    Missouri, Columbia, MO, Fall 2012, 2012

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Adolescent obesity; community-based participatory research; Muslim child and maternal health; online student learning and collaboration; impact of/to family systems and the use of cancer genetic testing; health services research about weight loss surgery