Assistant Director, Family Medicine Residency
BA Biology, Boston University 1990
Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 1994
Conemaugh Family Medicine Residency 1997
Medical School: (1994) Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey
Undergraduate: (1990) Boston University College of Arts and Sciences 1990 (Biology and Psychology)
Biography: Dr. Johnston’s hometown is Arlington, Massachusetts (“birthplace of Uncle Sam”) where she developed a love of colonial history and the Boston Bruins. She completed her residency in Johnstown at CONEMAUGH in 1997 and subsequently practiced in rural Bedford County for 9 years before returning home to Memorial Medical Center as a faculty member in 2006. She and her husband (a CONEMAUGH Internal Medicine classmate) have raised two young men who continue to keep them on their toes and optimistic about the future.
Professional Interests: Varied, but includes lifespan development, medical humanities.
Hobbies: Music and playing the piano, rehabbing her 100 year old home, gardening, and traveling.