Kenton Johnston, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, St. Louis College for Public Health and Social Justice

Kenton J. Johnston, PhD, MPH is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the Saint Louis University College for Public Health & Social Justice. He also has an appointment in the Department of Health and Clinical Outcomes Research in the School of Medicine. His PhD training is in health services research and health policy from Emory University. Prior to academia, he worked in the medical informatics field at BlueCross BlueShield.

Dr. Johnston’s research focuses on Medicare, value-based payment, risk adjustment, and vulnerable populations. He has published widely on these topics in journals such as JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, JAMA Internal Medicine, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Health Services Research, and Health Affairs. Dr. Johnston teaches graduate courses in analytical methods and in health insurance.