Health effects of the built environment, especially the effects of car-dependent places
Community Needs Indices for public health program planning and evaluation
Small area estimation
Applied spatial statistics, integrated with GIS
Application of generalized linear mixed models to epidemiological research
Patil, G.P., Johnson, G.D., Egemen, D. and Sürücü, B. 2012. Ranked Set Sampling. in Balakrishnan, N. (ed.) Handbook of Methods and Applications of Statistics in the Atmospheric and Earth Sciences. John Wiley& Sons, Newark, NJ. 384 pp.
Kacica, M.A., Krieger, L.M. and Johnson, G.D. 2012. Breastfeeding Practices in New York State Maternity Hospitals: Results From a Statewide Survey. Breastfeeding Medicine, 7(6): 409-416.
Johnson, G.D. and Lu, X. 2011. Neighborhood-level Built Environment and Social Characteristics Associated with Serious Childhood Motor Vehicle Occupant Injuries. Health and Place, 17:902-910.
Recuenco, S., Eidson, M., Cherry, B. Johnson, G. 2009. Risk-based cost modeling of oral rabies vaccine interventions for raccoon rabies. Zoonoses and Public Health, 56(1):16-23.
Johnson, G.D. 2008. Prospective spatial prediction of infectious disease: experience of New York State (U.S.A.) with West Nile virus and proposed directions for improved surveillance. Invited paper for Environmental and Ecological Statistics, Special Issue on Disease Ecology, 15:293-311.
Recuenco, S., Eidson, M., Cherry, B., Kulldorff, M., Johnson, G. 2008. Factors associated with endemic raccoon (Procyon lotor) rabies in terrestrial mammals in New York State, USA. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 86:30-42.
Recuenco, S., Eidson, M., Kulldorff, M., Johnson, G., Cherry, B. 2007. Spatial and temporal patterns of enzootic raccoon rabies adjusted for multiple covariates. International Journal of Health Geographics, 6:14 (http://www.ij-healthgeographics.com/content/6/1/14)
Johnson, G.D., Eidson, M., Schmit, K., Ellis, A. and Kulldorff M. 2006. Geographic Prediction of Human Onset of West Nile Virus Using Dead Crow Clusters: An Evaluation of Year 2002 Data in New York State. American Journal of Epidemiology, 163(2):171-180.
Johnson, G.D. 2004. Small area mapping of prostate cancer incidence in New York State (USA) using fully Bayesian hierarchical modelling. International Journal of Health Geographics, 3:29 (http://www.ij-healthgeographics.com/content/3/1/29)
Johnson, G. D., Brooks, R. P., Myers, W. L., O'Connell, T. J. and Patil, G. P. 2002. Predictability of bird community based ecological integrity, using landscape measurements. In Rapport, D.J., Lasley, B.L., Rolston, D.E., Nielsen, N.O., Qualset, C.O. and Damania, A.B. (eds.), Managing for Healthy Ecosystems, pp. 617-637. CRC Press, Boca Raton.
Johnson, G.D., Myers, W.L, Patil, G.P. and Taillie, C. 2001. Characterizing Watershed-Delineated Landscapes in Pennsylvania using Conditional Entropy Profiles. Landscape Ecology, 16:597-610.
Johnson, G.D., Myers, W.L and Patil, G.P. 2001. Predictability of Surface Water Pollution Loading in Pennsylvania using Watershed-based Landscape Measurements. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 37:821-835.
Bachelor of Science in Biology, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, in association with Syracuse University, 1983
Master of Science in Ecology, Penn State University, 1987
Master of Arts in Statistics, environmental statistics, Penn State University, 1995
Ph.D. in Ecology, quantitative, Penn State University, 1999