Melinda J. Johnson, MD

Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Primary Office
SE 614 GH
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


MD, Brown University School of Medicine
Resident, Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN

Licensure and Certifications

Board Certified in Internal Medicine with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support - American Heart Association
Basic Life Support - 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.


Karen, A. (2018). Avoid Common Mistakes When Treating Hyponatremia. ACP Hospitalist.

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.

McAnelly, J. J., Johnson, M. J. (2012). A Post-Operative Pulmonary Embolism? Fat Chance. SGIM Forum, 35(8), 7,15.

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

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