PhD in Biological Structure (Anatomy), University of Washington School of Medicine
Certificate in Periodontics, University of Washington School of Dentistry
DDS, University of Washington School of Dentistry
BS in Zoology, Washington State University
University of Colorado Teaching Scholar, 2009
University of Colorado Denver Chancellors Teaching Recognition Award, 1994, 2005, 2009
Best Didactic Teacher Award, University of Colorado Denver School of Dental Medicine, 1988, 2007
University of Colorado Denver President's Award for Teaching Excellence 1987, 1991, 1995, 2002, 2003
University of Colorado Denver School of Dental Medicine Dental Hygiene Class, Outstanding Dental Science Instructor 1989, 2005, 2006
Fellowship: Pierre Fauchard Academy, 2002
Honorary Alumnus, University of Colorado Denver School of Dental Medicine, 2002
University of Colorado Denver School of Dental Medicine, Dental Hygiene Class Outstanding Didactic Instructor 1994, 1995
Newcomer Award, University of Colorado Denver School of Dental Medicine, 1986
Graduated with Honors, University of Washington School of Dentistry, 1979
American Academy of Oral Pathology Student Award, University of Washington School of Dentistry, 1979
Omicron Kappa Upsilon, University of Washington School of Dentistry, 1979
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Washington State University, 1975
School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine
School of Dental Medicine Graduate Faculty
School of Dental Medicine Division of Periodontics
Graduate Periodontics Program University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
Chemotherapeutic Treatment for Inflammatory Periodontal Disease
Oral Blood Flow
Periodontal Regeneration Techniques and Osteoinductive Proteins
Peripheral Nerve Injury
Sodium Channel Distribution and Plasticity
Publications and Presentations
Orlando, V.A., Johnson, L.R., Wilson, R.R., Maahs, D.M., Wadda, R.P., Bishop, F.K., Dong, F and Morrato, E. Oral Health Knowledge and Behaviors among Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes. Int. J. Dent. Vol. 2010, Article ID 942124, 8 pages.
Henry, M.A., Luo, S., Foley, B.D., Rzasa, R.S., Johnson, L.R., and Levinson, S.R. Sodium Channel Expression and Localization at Demyelinated Sites in Painful Human Dental Pulp. J of Pain: 10:750-758, 2009.
Hempton, T.J., Drakos, D., Likhari, V., Henley, J.B., Johnson, L. R., Levi, P., and Griffin, T.J. Strategies for Developing a Culture of Mentoring in Postdoctoral Periodontology. J Dental Education 72:577-584, 2008
Henry MA., Freking A.R., Johnson L.R., and Levinson S.R. Sodium Channel Nav 1.6 Immunofluorescence Increases in Demyelinating and Intact Nodes at the Site of Infraorbital Nerve Injury. Biomed Central (BMC) Neuroscience 8:56-64, 2007.
Henry M.A., Freking A.R., Johnson L.R., and Levinson SR. Increased sodium channel density at myelinated and demyelinated sites following an inflammatory and partial axotomy lesion of the rat infraorbital nerve”. Pain 124: 222-233, 2006.
Henry M.A., Sorensen H.J., Johnson L.R., and Levinson S.R. Localization of the Nav 1.8 sodium channel isoform at nodes of Ranvier in normal human radicular tooth pulp. Neuroscience Letters. 380:32-36, 2005
Eiseman B., Johnson, L.R., Coll J. Ultrasound Measurements of Mandibular Arterial Blood Supply. Techniques for defining ischemia in the pathogenesis of alveolar ridge atrophy and tooth loss in the elderly. J. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: 63:28-35, 2005.
Wood, S., Wolcott, J., Johnson, L.R., and Kleier D.J. Clinical Techniques in Endodontics. The Relationship Between Periodontic And Endodontic Diseases. Compendium 24:296-303, 2003.
Johnson, L.R., Stoller, N.H., Polson, A., Harrold, C.Q., Ryder M., Garrett, S. The Effects of Subgingival Calculus on the Clinical Outcomes of Locally Delivered Controlled-Release Doxycycline Compared to Scaling and Root Planing. J. Clin. Perio 29:87-91, 2002.
Stoller, N.H., Johnson, L.R., Garrett, S. Periodontal Regeneration Of A Class II Furcation Defect Utilizing A Bioabsorbable Barrier In A Human. A case study with histology. J. Perio, 72: 238-242, 2001.