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College of Human Environmental Sciences

Rebecca Johnson, PhD

Rebecca Johnson

S413 Sinclair School of Nursing
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-2266 | (573) 884-4686
Vita (PDF)


PhD, University of Iowa, 1992; MA, University of Iowa, 1988; M.Phil, University of Edinburgh, 1982; BSN, University of Dubuque, 1980.

Research Interests

  • Community-based research on human-companion animal interaction and wellness
  • Health benefits of dog walking
  • Enhancing adoptability of shelter dogs
  • Relocation of ethnic elders
  • Relocation of older adults
  • Nursing home placement decision making process
  • Sense of coherence in older adults’ life transitions.

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