Reuben Johnson, MD

Reuben Johnson, MD

Division Chief of General Emergency Medicine; Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

Education

  • B.S., Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA 1996
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 1996
  • M.S., Applied Mathematics: Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA 1998
  • M.D., Howard University College of Medicine 2002

Training

  • Residency, Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 2007
  • Chief Resident, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 2007
  • American College of Emergency Medicine Teaching Fellowship, 2009
  • Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) Program-AAMC, 2012-Present

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts – Physician and Surgeon
  • North Carolina Medical Board – Physician Certificate of Registration
  • US Department of Justice – Drug Enforcement Administration
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine

Recent Publications

  1. MAT2A mutations predispose individuals to thoracic aortic aneurysms. Guo DC, Gong L, Regalado ES, Santos-Cortez RL, Zhao R, Cai B, Veeraraghavan S, Prakash SK, Johnson RJ, Muilenburg A, Willing M, Jondeau G, Boileau C, Pannu H, Moran R, Debacker J, GenTAC Investigators, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Go Exome Sequencing Project, Montalcino Aortic Consortium, Bamshad MJ, Shendure J, Nickerson DA, Leal SM, Raman CS, Swindell EC, Milewicz DM Am J Hum Genet. 2015 Jan 8; 96(1)170-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2014.11.015. PMID: 25557781
  2. Large-scale meta-analysis of genome-wide association data identifies six new risk loci for Parkinson’s disease. Nalls MA, Pankratz N, Lill CM, Do CB, Hernandez DG, Saad M, DeStefano AL, Kara E, Bras J, Sharma M, Schulte C, Keller MF, Arepalli S, Letson C, Edsall C, Stefansson H, Liu X, Pliner H, Lee JH, Cheng R, International Parkinson’s Disease Genomics Consortium (IPDGC), Parkinson’s Study Group (PSG) Parkinson’s Research: The Organized GENetics Initiative (PROGENI), 23andMe, GenePD, NeuroGenetics Research Consortium (NGRC), Hussman Institute of Human Genomics (HIHG), Ashkenazi Jewish Dataset Investigator, Cohorts for Health and Aging Research in Genetic Epidemiology (CHARGE), North American Brain Expression Consortium (NABEC), United Kingdom Brain Expression Consortium (UKBEC), Greek Parkinson’s Disease Consortium, Alzheimer Genetic Analysis Group, Ikram MA, Ioannidis JP, Hadjigeorgiou GM, Bis JC, Martinez M, Perlmutter JS, Goate A, Marder K, Fiske B, Sutherland M, Xiromerisiou G, Myers RH, Clark LN, Stefansson K, Hardy JA, Heutink P, Chen H, Wood NW, Houlden H, Payami H, Brice A, Scott WK, Gasser T, Bertram L, Eriksson N, Foroud T, Singleton AB Nat Genet. 2014 Sep; 46(9)989-93. doi: 10.1038/ng.3043. PMID: 25064009
  3. Adolescent and young adult oncology, version 2.2014. Coccia PF, Pappo AS, Altman J, Bhatia S, Borinstein SC, Flynn J, Frazier AL, George S, Goldsby R, Hayashi R, Huang MS, Johnson RH, Beaupin LK, Link MP, Oeffinger KC, Orr KM, Reed D, Spraker HL, Thomas DA, von Mehren M, Wechsler DS, Whelan KF, Zebrack B, Shead DA, Sundar H J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Jan; 12(1)21-32; quiz 32. PMID: 24453290
  4. Geographic and racial aspects of herpes zoster. Nagasako EM, Johnson RW, Griffin DR, Elpern DJ, Dworkin RH J Med Virol. 2003; 70 Suppl 1S20-3. PMID: 12627482
  5. Cardiobacterium hominis bioprosthetic mitral valve endocarditis presenting as septic arthritis. Apisarnthanarak A, Johnson RM, Braverman AC, Dunne WM, Little JR Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2002 Jan; 42(1)79-81. PMID: 11821177
  6. Kawasaki-like syndromes associated with human immunodeficiency virus infection. Johnson RM, Little JR, Storch GA Clin Infect Dis. 2001 Jun 1; 32(11)1628-34. PMID: 11340536
  7. Hypoxia limits differentiation and up-regulates expression and activity of prostaglandin H synthase 2 in cultured trophoblast from term human placenta. Nelson DM, Johnson RD, Smith SD, Anteby EY, Sadovsky Y Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1999 Apr; 180(4)896-902. PMID: 10203658
  8. Lipopolysaccharide enhances the transcription of prostaglandin H synthase-2 gene in primary human trophoblasts. Anteby EY, Johnson RD, Huang X, Dryden DK, Nelson DM, Sadovsky Y Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1998 Mar; 178(3)469-73. PMID: 9539510
  9. Restoration of thymocyte development and function in zap-70-/- mice by the Syk protein tyrosine kinase. Gong Q, White L, Johnson R, White M, Negishi I, Thomas M, Chan AC Immunity. 1997 Sep; 7(3)369-77. PMID: 9324357
  10. The expression and activity of prostaglandin H synthase-2 is enhanced in trophoblast from women with preeclampsia. Johnson RD, Sadovsky Y, Graham C, Anteby EY, Polakoski KL, Huang X, Nelson DM J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1997 Sep; 82(9)3059-62. PMID: 9284743