Dr. Laura M. Johnson, Ed.D., M.S., M.Ed., B.S.B.M.
Academic Advisor and Peer Tutoring Program Supervisor
Department of Medical Education
Office location: 249 White Hall
Ed.D.: Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, Higher Education Administration (Highest Honors - Summa Cum Laude) (March 2022)
M.S.: Organizational Leadership (Cum Laude) (May 2019)
M.Ed.: Administrator, Adult Education, Jones International University (Summa Cum Laude) (January 2011)
B.S.: Business Management, University of Phoenix (Summa Cum Laude) (June 2006)
Dr. Johnson facilitates a diagnostic and prescriptive approach to improve learning skills and academic outcomes among students enrolled in WSU's Boonshoft School of Medicine. She monitors the academic progress of all BSOM students to meet the student's and the institution’s overall educational objectives. Ms. Johnson provides individually planned study, time management, reading and other strategies to enhance academic outcomes. Dr. Johnson provides planned approaches to optimizing preparation and performance on the USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 examinations.
Dr. Johnson also manages and supervises the Peer Tutoring Program - providing peer leaders to facilitate seminars and workshops at Boonshoft as well as assigning individual peer leaders to tutor medical students.
AAMC: Learn Serve Lead Call for Medical Education Reviewer
AAMC: Medical Education Learning Specialist (MELS)
NACADA: National Academic Advising Association
National Society of Leadership Succcess - University of Pheonix Affiliate
Dr. Johnson is the recipient of the Boonshoft School of Medicine Chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) 2019 Charles R. Drew Committed Faculty Award.