University of Wisconsin–Madison

Meet Our Director

Sheri Johnson
Director, UW Population Health Institute

Sheri Johnson, Ph.D. has dedicated her career of over 25 years to partnering with children, families, community organizations and systems to advance health and well-being. Awed by the resilience of individuals and communities, she is motivated to remove unfair obstacles and conditions that create and perpetuate health inequities. Dr. Johnson completed undergraduate studies at Brown University, earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Boston University, and served as a Clinical Fellow in Psychology at Harvard Medical School. She was previously Director of Behavioral Health at Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., a federally qualified health center, and served as the Administrator and State Health Officer for the Wisconsin Division of Public Health. Immediately prior to joining the Institute, she was Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Advancement of Underserved Children where she collaborated with diverse stakeholders to address a broad range of real-world problems.

Contact Dr. Johnson by E-mail

Sheri Johnson, Ph.D.
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Population Health
UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

Phone: 608-265-4603

 Mailing Address:
610 Walnut Street WARF 575
Madison, WI 53726