Melinda J. Johnson, MD

Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Primary Office: SE 614 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242


BS, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
MD, Brown University School of Medicine

Resident, Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN

Licensure and Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine Certified - American Board of Medicine
Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - American Board of Medicine
ACLS Certified - American Heart Association
BLS Certified - American Heart Association

Research Summary

Dr. Johnson's clinical interests include the safe and quality care and management of the hospitalized patient, and teaching students and residents in the inpatient clinical setting.


Abston, E., Rooney, S., Johnson, M. & Haleem, A. (2017). Mixed-Species Malaria Infection in Midwestern Returned Traveler. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, 353(1), 87-89. PMID: 28104109.

Johnson, M. J. (2001). The Pharmacologic Basis of Therapeutics. McGraw Hill Publishing.

Johnson, M. J. (2001). Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics. McGraw Hill Publishing.

Eyster, K. M., Waller, M. S., Miller, T. L., Miller, C. J., Johnson, M. J. & Persing, J. S. (1993). The endogenous inhibitor of protein kinase-C in the rat ovary is a protein phosphatase. Endocrinology, 133(3), 1266-73. PMID: 7689949.

Eyster, K. M., Waller, M. S. & Johnson, M. J. (1992). Protein kinase C stimulatory activity in the pseudopregnant rat ovary. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 86(1-2), 125-32. PMID: 1324855.