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Carol Johnston

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Assoc Dean & Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9020
Assoc Dean & Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9020
Biography: 

Carol S. Johnston, professor of nutrition and associate dean for faculty success (tenured/tenure-track faculty) in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University, teaches undergraduate and graduate courses and has an active research program. She has published 125 research articles and book chapters, and she is often quoted in popular magazines reporting nutrition news. She is an expert in vitamin C metabolism, the medicinal use of vinegar, high protein/low carbohydrate diets for weight loss, and vegetarian diets. She currently chairs the Institutional Review Board at ASU which oversees human subject research at the university. She holds an elected position on an Expert Committee of the U.S. Pharmacopoeia in Washington DC. She has been recognized on multiple occasions for her teaching excellence at ASU, and she has received several national awards from the American College of Nutrition for her professional and academic accomplishments.  

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Biological Sciences, University of Texas-Austin
  • M.S. Nutrition, University of Texas-Austin
  • B.S. Nutrition, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Research Interests: 

Vitamin C metabolism, diabetic diets, obesity, and vegetarian nutrition. Specific topics include the role of vitamin C nutrition in fat oxidation, adiposity risk, and physical activity; the impact of vinegar ingestion in managing the diabetic condition; the relationships between food and mental health; and nutrient requirements of vegetarians.

 

Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 493Honors Thesis
CHS 494Special Topics
NTR 500Research Methods
NTR 599Thesis
NTR 692Research
NTR 780Practicum
NTR 792Research
NTR 799Dissertation
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 492Honors Directed Study
CHS 494Special Topics
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
NTR 500Research Methods
EXW 500Research Methods
NTR 599Thesis
NTR 692Research
EXW 692Research
NTR 792Research
NTR 799Dissertation
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 599Thesis
NTR 692Research
NTR 792Research
NTR 799Dissertation
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 493Honors Thesis
CHS 499Individualized Instruction
NTR 599Thesis
NTR 692Research
NTR 780Practicum
EXW 791Seminar
NTR 791Seminar
NTR 792Research
NTR 799Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 492Honors Directed Study
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
CHS 499Individualized Instruction
NTR 500Research Methods
NTR 599Thesis
EXW 692Research
NTR 692Research
NTR 792Research
NTR 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
NTR 599Thesis
NTR 692Research
NTR 792Research
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 493Honors Thesis
NTR 499Individualized Instruction
NTR 599Thesis
NTR 692Research
EXW 692Research
NTR 791Seminar
EXW 791Seminar
EXW 792Research
EXW 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 492Honors Directed Study
NTR 493Honors Thesis
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
NTR 499Individualized Instruction
NTR 500Research Methods
NTR 692Research
NTR 792Research
NTR 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
NTR 599Thesis
NTR 692Research
NTR 792Research
NTR 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 440Advanced Human Nutrition I
NTR 499Individualized Instruction
NTR 540Adv Micronutrient Metabolism
NTR 590Reading and Conference
NTR 592Research
OBS 599Thesis
NTR 599Thesis
EXW 692Research
NTR 692Research
EXW 791Seminar
NTR 791Seminar
EXW 792Research
NTR 792Research
EXW 799Dissertation
NTR 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 440Advanced Human Nutrition I
NTR 492Honors Directed Study
NTR 493Honors Thesis
NTR 499Individualized Instruction
NTR 500Research Methods
NTR 540Adv Micronutrient Metabolism
NTR 590Reading and Conference
NTR 599Thesis
OBS 599Thesis
NTR 692Research
NTR 792Research
NTR 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
NTR 599Thesis
NTR 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 440Advanced Human Nutrition I
NTR 499Individualized Instruction
NTR 540Adv Micronutrient Metabolism
NTR 590Reading and Conference
NTR 592Research
OBS 599Thesis
NTR 599Thesis
NTR 690Reading and Conference
NTR 692Research
EXW 791Seminar
NTR 791Seminar
NTR 792Research
NTR 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
NTR 499Individualized Instruction
NTR 590Reading and Conference
NTR 592Research
OBS 593Applied Project
NTR 599Thesis
NTR 690Reading and Conference
NTR 692Research
NTR 792Research
NTR 799Dissertation
Presentations: 

Undergraduate Level:  Human Nutrition; Advanced Human Nutrition I:  Micronutrient Metabolism

Graduate Level:  Research Methods in Nutrition; Vegetarian Nutrition; Nutrition and Immunology; Doctoral Professional Seminar

Medical School Lectures (UA College of Medicine):  Vitamin C:  Nutrition and Metabolism; B Vitamins:  Nutrition and Metabolism, Micronutrients and Immunity