J. Aaron Johnson, PHD


Dr. Johnson’s research is focused on the implementation of evidence-based practices in substance abuse prevention and treatment. He has worked with populations in addiction treatment facilities; medical settings including primary care, emergency department, trauma unit, and urgent care; as well as with justice-involved populations (jails, prisons, transitional centers, drug courts, probation/parole).


Aaron Johnson

Our Faculty

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Teal Benevides, MS, OTR/L, PhD

  • Associate Professor


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Candace Best, PhD

  • Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior Department of Pediatrics
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Catherine Clary, JD

  • Associate Director of the Center for Rural Health


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Biplab Datta, PhD

  • Assistant Professor


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Lynn Engelberg Glenn PhD, APRN-C

  • Assistant Professor


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Denise Kornegay

  • Director, AHEC
  • Associate Professor


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Ban Majeed, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
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Paul Mann, MD

  • Associate Professor
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D. Douglas Miller, MDCM, MBA

  • Vice Dean, MCG Academic Affairs, Professor


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K. Monirul Islam, MBBS/MD, MPH, PhD

  • Associate Professor


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Ashwini Tiwari PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director, B-STRONG Lab


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Marlo Vernon, PhD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor,Cancer Prevention, Control, and Population Health
  • Georgia Cancer Center Department of Medicine Medical College of Georgia


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Kip Webster, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director, The PLAY Lab


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Laura Williamson, PhD

  • Director, Center for Bioethics and Health Policy
  • Associate Professor

Striving to Serve and Train

IPPH strives to improve health and has many programs to help researchers striving to do the same.


Grants Mentoring Summer Scholars Graduate Certificate in Bioethics