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Rick Johnson

ProfessorRick Johnson 2015

Department of Physiological Sciences
Box 100144, JHMHC
Gainesville, FL 32610-0144
rdjohnso@ufl.edu
Office: 352-294-4021

Education

  • B.S., Physiology, University of California, Davis, 1976
  • Ph.D., Veterinary Anatomy, University of California, Davis, 1985

Honors and Awards

  • Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award: University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, 2015
  • Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence: University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, 2016
  • University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship Awards: 2015 and 2006
  • Basic Science Teacher of the Year Awards: University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, 2012, 2003, and 2000
  • Teacher of the Year Awards: University of Florida, Veterinary Medicine Classes of 2019, 2015, 2005,  2000, and 1992
  • Pfizer Award for Research Excellence: University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, 1999
  • National All-Collegiate Advisor Award: Collegiate Inventors Program, 1998
  • Yearbook Teacher of the Year: School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, 1986
  • Graduate Student Research Award: University of California, Davis, 1983

Research Interests

The neurophysiology/neuroanatomy/immunohistochemistry of visceral and somatic sensory/motor neurons and the synaptic/functional interactions with spinal cord and brainstem interneurons. Investigation of the neural circuit maps, mechanisms and the therapeutic strategies associated with central/peripheral nerve injury and visceral organ dysfunction. Teaching in anatomy and neuroscience.

Publications

PubMed listing

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