Brenda Johnson

Brenda Johnson

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Contributor biography

Dr. Brenda Johnson is an acute neurovascular advanced nurse practitioner and is the Assistant Director of the Stroke Center at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Auburn University, Alabama, her master’s degree from Mercy College, New York, and her nurse practitioner degree from Pace University, New York and a doctorate degree in nursing practice from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She obtained further specialized training by completing the Advance Practice Neurovascular Fellowship program in stroke at the Arizona State University.

Dr. Johnson is an active member of many professional organizations, including the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Power to End Stroke Program, Maryland State Quality Improvement Committee and the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. Dr. Johnson has participated in poster presentations and lectures at national and international meetings. Her research interests include stroke prevention and health care disparities.

Dr. Johnson currently sees patients at the Stroke Prevention Clinic located at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center on Wednesdays.