In the Media Tag: Dr Karen Johnson


UTHSC team receives $3M grant for new study on managing obesity in disadvantaged groups

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A University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) research team has secured a $3.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to test health technology in managing obesity in disadvantaged groups. The team, led by Dr.┬áKaren Johnson, endowed professor in women’s health and chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at UTHSC, will receive… Read More


Exploring psychological resiliency of older adults with diabetes

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Studies suggest that exposure to the COVID-19 pandemic has been associated with a variety of different mental health consequences including reports of depression, loneliness, and insomnia. People who are more than 65 years of age and those with underlying medical conditions such as type 2 diabetes and obesity are particularly vulnerable to negative outcomes from… Read More