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Willi Horner-Johnson, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Admin Unit: Child Development and Rehabilitation Center
Phone: 4-9273
Office: 1270B
Mail Code: CDRC
Public Health and Preventative Medicine
Research Interests:
disability, health disparities, health promotion, health surveillance, measurement of HRQOL
Preceptor Rotations
Dr. Horner-Johnson has not indicated availability for preceptor rotations at this time.
Faculty Mentorship
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Willi Horner-Johnson, PhD, is a researcher in OHSU’s Institute on Development & Disability.  She is also a Research Assistant Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.  Dr. Horner-Johnson received a PhD in Community Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2002.  She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in disabilities and health at OHSU.


Dr. Horner-Johnson’s research interests include health disparities between people with and without disabilities and among people with disabilities, health promotion for adults with disabilities, measurement of health and health-related quality of life regardless of functional ability, and surveillance of disability and health issues.  She has also conducted research and training on attitudes toward and maltreatment of people with disabilities.