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Carrie Down Johnston, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Biographical Info

Dr. Carrie Johnston is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases. She completed her internal medicine residency, chief resident year, and infectious diseases fellowship training at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian. She has completed a Master’s Degree in Clinical and Translational Science and participated in graduate-level Immunology coursework as part of this training.

The goals of her work are to investigate the pathophysiology of inflammation, cellular stress in the process of aging and cognitive dysfunction in older adults with HIV, ultimately to improve health and healthy aging in this population.

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease)
Clinical Expertise
Infectious Diseases
HIV
Languages
English
Education 
  • M.S.
    Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University
    2020
  • M.D.
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
    2013
  • B.S.
    Cornell University
    2008
Appointments 
  • Assistant Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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