Press release: Dr. Elizabeth J. Johnson

Get to know Emergency Physician Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, who serves patients in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Specializing in emergency medicine, Dr. Johnson assesses patients who seek immediate medical attention at any time of day or night at Hoboken University Medical Center. Dr. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Chemistry, and Leadership Studies from the University of Denver, and a Master of Public Health degree from New York Medical College. Upon graduating with her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in 2013, she went on to serve as a Clinical Research Associate at Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. In June of 2018, she completed her residency in emergency medicine at the said establishment. Concerned about the worsening opioid epidemic for several years, Dr. Johnson first became involved in public policy work surrounding the issue while a Health Policy Fellow for Congressman Raul Ruiz. She served as the Clinical Director of the Lincoln Hospital Opioid Overdose Prevention Program where she worked closely with representatives at the NY Department of Health, addiction specialists at the hospital, and various other departments, to acquire and distribute intranasal naloxone kits. For more information about Dr. Johnson, please visit

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