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).




Dr. Johnson speaking on the Opioid Crisis in Georgia.

Dr. Aaron Johnson

Our Faculty

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Benjamin Ansa, PhD, MD, MSCR, CPH

  • Assistant Professor


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Teal Benevides, MS, OTR/L, PHD

  • Associate Professor


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Catherine Clary, JD

  • Associate Director of the Center for Rural Health


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Nicholas Colgrove, PHD

  • Assistant Professor


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Biplab Datta, PHD

  • Assistant Professor


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

  • Associate Professor


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Lynn Engelberg Glenn PHD, APRN-C

  • Assistant Professor


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Ban Majeed, PHD

  • Assistant Professor


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Lorriane Odhiambo, PHD, MPH

  • Assistant Research Scientist


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Yoon Ho Seol, 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


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