The Drexel Urban Health Collaborative is thrilled to host Dr. Dayna A. Johnson as our first invited speaker of 2023. Dr. Johnson, a sleep epidemiologist researching sleep health disparities, will present “Understanding and Addressing Sleep and Cardiovascular Inequities.”
Dr. Dayna A. Johnson, PhD, MPH, MSW, MS is a sleep epidemiologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She received her doctorate degree in Epidemiologic Science from the University of Michigan and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Sleep and Circadian Disorders at Harvard Medical School. Her research is aimed at understanding the determinants and health consequences of sleep health disparities by 1) addressing the social and environmental determinants of sleep disorders and insufficient sleep; and 2) investigating the influence of modifiable factors such as sleep disorders and disturbances on various health outcomes.