Family and Community Medicine

MSC 09 5040
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: Administration (505) 272-2165 Phone: Clinic (for patients) (505) 272-1734
Fax: (505) 272-8045

Kathy Johnson, PA-C

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Lecturer III, Academic Coordinator

MSC09 5040

Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physician Assistant Program


Kathy Johnson is a graduate of the UNM PA program in 2003. She obtained a Masters degree in Organizational Learning in 2012. Kathy has worked in the Family and Community Medicine Department since 2003 and specializes in Geriatric medicine. In the past 6 years, Kathy made a gradual transition to full-time faculty at the PA Program, where she currently serves as Academic Coordinator.

Seeing patients and teaching PA students are a dream job for Kathy. She participates in committee work across the HSC to ensure that PA students and licensed PAs are included in important planning activities. In addition, Kathy also advocates for PA practice in state and national legislative efforts. She is one of three New Mexico Delegates to the American Academy House of Delegates and has served in various positions on the Board of directors for the New Mexico Academy of Physician Assistants.