Patrik Johansson, MD, MPH


Professor in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Dr. Patrik Johansson is a Professor in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University. He uses his expertise in conducting community-based participatory research and teaching partnerships among academic institutions, primary care clinics, and local health departments in rural settings. His research focuses on chronic disease prevention and management in rural and Indigenous populations. Dr. Johansson’s work includes the development of rural interprofessional education models for health profession students rooted in community-oriented primary, geographic, racial, and ethnic disparities in health, and public health curriculums for students enrolled in rural pipeline programs. He is currently conducting a pilot study in partnership with a primary care clinic affiliated with a critical access hospital and a local health department to reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors through the deployment of a registered nurse/community health worker team using mobile health technology. Dr. Johansson is also Co-Leader of the University of Washington Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (UW ADRC) Native Research and Resource Core.

Patrik Johansson



  • Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee