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Kirk Johnson

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Dr. Kirk A Johnson (he/him/his) is an Assistant Professor of Justice Studies and Medical Humanities at Montclair State University and is an adjunct professor of General Education at Berkeley College, where he teaches courses such as Introduction to Ethics and Introduction to Philosophy. He received his BA in Religious Studies from Seton Hall University, Masters of Divinity (MDiv) from Drew Theological School, and his Doctorate in Medical Humanities (DMH) from Drew University. He is a member of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities. He serves as a member of the Atlantic Health Systems Bioethics Committee, former Assistant Director of the Medical Humanities program at Drew University, and fellow emeritus of The American Heart Association’s Multicultural Initiatives Leadership Fellowship Program.

Some Publications:

Johnson, Kirk A. "A Black Theological Response to Race-Based Medicine: Reconciliation in Minority Communities." Journal of Religion and Health, vol. 56, no. 3, 2017, pp. 1096-1110. ProQuest, http://ezproxy.library.berkeley.org/login?qurl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.proquest.com%2Fscholarly-journals%2Fblack-theological-response-race-based-medicine%2Fdocview%2F1879377309%2Fse-2%3Faccountid%3D38129, doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-017-0373-5 

Johnson, Kirk A.. Medical Stigmata: Race, Medicine, and the Pursuit of Theological Liberation, Springer Singapore Pte. Limited, 2018. ProQuest Ebook Centralhttps://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/berkeleycollege-ebooks/detail.action?docID=5553604


Johnson, Kirk. “Racial Equity: A pedagogical approach.” Transforming Health Care Education: Applied Lessons Leading to a Deeper Moral Reflection, edited by Philip C. Scibilia & Dominic P. Scibilia, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2020, pp. 53-62.

Johnson, Kirk.  “Implementing Racial Equity Training in Medical School Curriculum”. Transforming Health Care Education: Applied Lessons Leading to a Deeper Moral Reflection, edited by Philip C. Scibilia & Dominic P. Scibilia, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2020, pp. 43-52.