CHIP PI Blair T. Johnson recently was promoted to the rank of UConn Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor in Psychology at the March, 2015, Board of Trustees meeting. This honor represents the highest level of faculty achievement at the university and is awarded to those with demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and service.
Dr. Johnson is an international figure in the area of meta-analysis, particularly as related to health promotion. He received the CLAS Excellence in Research Award in 2013 based on his work in the five years preceding that point. His achievements have been recognized many times by his peers. Currently, he is serving as a Senior Editor of the journal Social Science & Medicine and also as Associate Director of the newly-funded UConn Evidence-based Practice Center of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Read more in the UConn Today article about it.