Katie (Cathryn) R. Johnson
423 E. Saint Charles St.
USPS goes to 891 Mountain Ranch Rd
San Andreas, CA 95249
El Dorado County
Cathryn Johnson is a Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences Advisor for University of California Cooperative Extension in the Central Sierra, part of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources. In this role, she conducts applied research and administers the CalFresh Healthy Living-UC program (a SNAP-Ed program) in the four rural counties of Calaveras, Tuolumne, Amador and El Dorado. Cathryn received a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Wellesley College and a Master of Public Health from UC Berkeley, with a specialty in public health nutrition. She also holds a certification as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Her research and programmatic interests include food security, farm-to-school programs, community food systems, and infant nutrition.
SpecialtyPublic Health Nutrition; Policy, Systems & Environmental Change Strategies; Breastfeeding Support; Strategic Communication; Program Planning & Evaluation
Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)
- Communication, Education, and Information Delivery
- Healthy Lifestyle
- Nutrition Education and Behavior
- Nutrition and Hunger in the Population
- Obesity Prevention
- Individual and Family Resource Management
- Community Food Security
- Farmworker and Rural Community Wellbeing
- Master Food Preservers
- Uc Calfresh Nutrition Education Program
- Healthy Families and Communities
- Sustainable Food Systems
Johnson, C., Lewis, A. (May, 2019). Plate Waste Summary, Plymouth Elementary School, Amador County [Research summary brief]. Retrieved from https://ucanr.edu/sites/csnce/files/318424.pdf.
Johnson, C., Borges, L. (May, 2019). Plate Waste Summary, Toyon Middle School, Calaveras County [Research summary brief]. Retrieved from https://ucanr.edu/sites/csnce/files/318430.pdf.
Johnson, C. (September, 2019). Nutrition News for the Central Sierra. UCCE Central Sierra Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences eNews. Retrieved from http://cecentralsierra.ucanr.edu/newsletters/Nutrition_News_for_the_Central_Sierra81755.pdf.
Johnson, C. (January, 2019). Harvest of the Month 2019 Calendar [Educational material]. Retrieved from https://ucanr.edu/sites/csnce/files/318429.pdf.
Gosliner W., Chen W., Johnson K., Price N., Hecht K., Esparza E.M., Ritchie L. (November, 2019). Capturing Participants' Experiences of the 2019 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Food Assistance Benefit Disruption to Inform Future Policy [UC ANR Opportunity Grant Final Report]. Nutrition Policy Institute; University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Johnson, C., Gosliner, W. (June, 2019.) Capturing Participants’ Experiences of the 2019 CalFresh Food Assistance Benefit Disruption to Inform Future Policy: Tuolumne County Focus Group Summary [Research summary brief]. Nutrition Policy Institute; University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Retrieved from https://ucanr.edu/sites/csnce/files/318433.pdf.
Johnson, C. (October, 2018). Harvest of the Month 2018 Calendar [Educational material]. Retrieved from https://ucanr.edu/sites/csnce/files/318434.pdf.
ANR Workgroup Associations
- Aging Californians in Rural and Urban Settings - Member
- Climate Change Adaptation - Member
- Consumer Climate Change Literacy - Member