Janay Johnson is a maternal and child health doctoral student in the School of Public Health's Department of Family Science. Johnson earned her BA in Psychology and Religion from Kalamazoo College and earned her MPH in Maternal and Child Health from the George Washington University School of Public Health.
After graduating from undergrad, Johnson worked at the Michigan State University Division of Public Health, helping to lead research projects focused on African American men's mental health and diabetes management. During her master's degree, Johnson worked as a research specialist, conducting numerous projects on international maternal, infant and young child nutrition. She currently serves as a graduate assistant for the Global Public Health Scholars program.