Susan Johnson, PhD

JFK Partners
School of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver
13121 E. 17th Ave, C234
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: 303-724-2923
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: January 13, 2012


Discipline Coordinators: Nutrition
Discipline(s): Nutrition
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership


Susan Johnson PhD is Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Johnson has  published extensively on nutrition issues including maternal feeding behaviors,  obesity, child feeding, studies regarding ethnic differences (NonHispanic White and Hispanic ) in infant and child obesity and self regulation, as well as a recent comparison of nutritional intake differences in ASD and typically developing children.  Grant support includes feeding practices of child care professionals and effects of energy state on to visual and taste stimuli, while an application is pending with Autism Speaks to investigate nutrient and food intake pattern in young children ASD compared to children with other neurocognitive impairments and typically developing children.