Carol Johnston

HLTHN 532
Phoenix Downtown Campus
Phoenix
Assoc Dean & Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
9020
Assoc Dean & Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
9020

Biography

Carol S. Johnston, professor of nutrition and associate dean for faculty success (tenured/tenure-track faculty) in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University, teaches undergraduate and graduate courses and has an active research program. She has published 125 research articles and book chapters, and she is often quoted in popular magazines reporting nutrition news. She is an expert in vitamin C metabolism, the medicinal use of vinegar, high protein/low carbohydrate diets for weight loss, and vegetarian diets. She currently chairs the Institutional Review Board at ASU which oversees human subject research at the university. She holds an elected position on an Expert Committee of the U.S. Pharmacopoeia in Washington DC. She has been recognized on multiple occasions for her teaching excellence at ASU, and she has received several national awards from the American College of Nutrition for her professional and academic accomplishments.  

Education

  • Ph.D. Biological Sciences, University of Texas-Austin
  • M.S. Nutrition, University of Texas-Austin
  • B.S. Nutrition, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

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Research Interests

Vitamin C metabolism, diabetic diets, obesity, and vegetarian nutrition. Specific topics include the role of vitamin C nutrition in fat oxidation, adiposity risk, and physical activity; the impact of vinegar ingestion in managing the diabetic condition; the relationships between food and mental health; and nutrient requirements of vegetarians.

 

Courses

Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
NTR 599 Thesis
NTR 692 Research
NTR 780 Practicum
NTR 792 Research
NTR 799 Dissertation
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
CHS 493 Honors Thesis
CHS 494 Special Topics
NTR 500 Research Methods
NTR 599 Thesis
NTR 692 Research
NTR 780 Practicum
NTR 792 Research
NTR 799 Dissertation
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
CHS 492 Honors Directed Study
CHS 494 Special Topics
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
NTR 500 Research Methods
EXW 500 Research Methods
NTR 599 Thesis
NTR 692 Research
EXW 692 Research
NTR 792 Research
NTR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
NTR 599 Thesis
NTR 692 Research
NTR 792 Research
NTR 799 Dissertation
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
CHS 493 Honors Thesis
CHS 499 Individualized Instruction
NTR 599 Thesis
NTR 692 Research
NTR 780 Practicum
EXW 791 Seminar
NTR 791 Seminar
NTR 792 Research
NTR 799 Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
CHS 492 Honors Directed Study
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
CHS 499 Individualized Instruction
NTR 500 Research Methods
NTR 599 Thesis
EXW 692 Research
NTR 692 Research
NTR 792 Research
NTR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
NTR 599 Thesis
NTR 692 Research
NTR 792 Research
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
NTR 493 Honors Thesis
NTR 499 Individualized Instruction
NTR 599 Thesis
NTR 692 Research
EXW 692 Research
NTR 791 Seminar
EXW 791 Seminar
EXW 792 Research
EXW 799 Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
NTR 492 Honors Directed Study
NTR 493 Honors Thesis
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
NTR 499 Individualized Instruction
NTR 500 Research Methods
NTR 692 Research
NTR 792 Research
NTR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
NTR 599 Thesis
NTR 692 Research
NTR 792 Research
NTR 799 Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
NTR 440 Advanced Human Nutrition I
NTR 499 Individualized Instruction
NTR 540 Adv Micronutrient Metabolism
NTR 590 Reading and Conference
NTR 592 Research
OBS 599 Thesis
NTR 599 Thesis
EXW 692 Research
NTR 692 Research
EXW 791 Seminar
NTR 791 Seminar
EXW 792 Research
NTR 792 Research
EXW 799 Dissertation
NTR 799 Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
NTR 440 Advanced Human Nutrition I
NTR 492 Honors Directed Study
NTR 493 Honors Thesis
NTR 499 Individualized Instruction
NTR 500 Research Methods
NTR 540 Adv Micronutrient Metabolism
NTR 590 Reading and Conference
NTR 599 Thesis
OBS 599 Thesis
NTR 692 Research
NTR 792 Research
NTR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
NTR 599 Thesis
NTR 799 Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
NTR 440 Advanced Human Nutrition I
NTR 499 Individualized Instruction
NTR 540 Adv Micronutrient Metabolism
NTR 590 Reading and Conference
NTR 592 Research
OBS 599 Thesis
NTR 599 Thesis
NTR 690 Reading and Conference
NTR 692 Research
EXW 791 Seminar
NTR 791 Seminar
NTR 792 Research
NTR 799 Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
NTR 440 Advanced Human Nutrition I
NTR 492 Honors Directed Study
NTR 493 Honors Thesis
NTR 499 Individualized Instruction
NTR 500 Research Methods
NTR 540 Adv Micronutrient Metabolism
NTR 590 Reading and Conference
NTR 592 Research
NTR 599 Thesis
NTR 690 Reading and Conference
NTR 692 Research
NTR 784 Internship
NTR 792 Research
NTR 799 Dissertation

Presentations

Undergraduate Level:  Human Nutrition; Advanced Human Nutrition I:  Micronutrient Metabolism

Graduate Level:  Research Methods in Nutrition; Vegetarian Nutrition; Nutrition and Immunology; Doctoral Professional Seminar

Medical School Lectures (UA College of Medicine):  Vitamin C:  Nutrition and Metabolism; B Vitamins:  Nutrition and Metabolism, Micronutrients and Immunity