Central Sierra
University of California
Central Sierra

Katie (Cathryn) R. Johnson

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Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences Advisor
UCCE Calaveras County
423 E. Saint Charles St.
USPS goes to 891 Mountain Ranch Rd
San Andreas, CA 95249
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Also in:
Calaveras County
Tuolumne County
Amador County
El Dorado County



Katie Johnson supports community nutrition programs and conducts applied research in the Central Sierra counties of El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras, and Tuolumne. A long-time resident of the Sierra foothills, Katie is passionate about fighting chronic disease and improving nutrition in the region. She received her B.A. in Environmental Studies from Wellesley College in Massachusetts, and went on to receive her Masters of Public Health from UC Berkeley with a concentration in Public Health Nutrition. She has experience implementing policy, systems, and environmental change strategies, developing strategic communications, teaching about nutrition and health, and coordinating community-engaged research projects. Johnson is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consult, and advocates for systems approaches to improve breastfeeding support.


Policy, Systems & Environmental Change Strategies; Breastfeeding Support; Strategic Communication; Program Planning & Evaluation

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  • Johnson, C.R.; Cleveland, R.K.; Oneto, S.R. (May, 2018). "ReThink Your Drink Day." UCCE Central Sierra Newsletter. Retrieved from http://cecentralsierra.ucanr.edu/newsletters/UCCE_Central_Sierra_News74924.pdf.

  • Johnson, C.R.; Cleveland, R.K.; Oneto, S.R. (July, 2018). "Celebrate Park and Recreation Month this July." UCCE Central Sierra Newsletter. Retrieved from http://cecentralsierra.ucanr.edu/newsletters/UCCE_Central_Sierra_News75856.pdf.

  • Johnson, C.R.; Sturzenacker, S.D.; Miller, J.C. (August, 2018). "Healthy Snack Day." UCCE Central Sierra Newsletter. Retrieved from http://cecentralsierra.ucanr.edu/newsletters/UCCE_Central_Sierra_News76105.pdf.

  • Johnson, C.R.; Cleveland, R.K.; Oneto, S.R. (March, 2018). "Food Waste Prevention Week, March 5th-9th." UCCE Central Sierra Newsletter. Retrieved from http://cecentralsierra.ucanr.edu/newsletters/UCCE_Central_Sierra_News73848.pdf.

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