Brittany Johnson, M.S., R.D.N.

Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics

Brittany Johnson has been at PLNU since 2015. As a trained registered dietitian nutritionist with a focus in clinical, community, and outpatient settings, her expertise allows her to creatively teach a variety of nutrition and food courses within the department. Johnson has a strong passion for studying intervention methods to optimize personal diets to improve individuals' health and well-being. On campus, she is co-advisor of Phi Upsilon Omicron National Honor Society and involved with performance nutrition education for student athletes.


  • M.S., Nutrition and Dietetics, Loma Linda University
  • B.S., Nutrition and Dietetics, Loma Linda University

Courses Taught

  • Fundamentals of Nutrition – FCS 225
  •  Food Economics and Management – FCS 300
  •  Cultural Foods – FCS 303
  •  Lifecycle Nutrition – FCS 305
  • Dietary Counseling and Nutrition Education – FCS 414
  • Foodservice Production and Management – FCS 435
  • Child and Adolescent Nutrition and Health – CDV 325
  • FCS 330 

Experience in Field

  • Research interests: include performance nutrition for recreational and collegiate athletes and risk of disordered eating patterns among college students and collegiate athletes 
  • Clinical Nutrition Manager for Sodexo acute-care hospital
  • Health Educator for Drayson Center Gym and Louis Vuitton

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Member, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics