Dr. Shanthi Johnson is working to keep Canada’s
By improving functional capacity in seniors in
community and long-term care settings, Johnson
is helping to prevent injuries, saving lives and
alleviating strain on the Canadian health-care
Johnson, a professor and associate dean of
Research and Graduate Studies at the Faculty of
Kinesiology and Health Studies, uses her
extensive background in nutrition, kinesiology and
gerontology to conduct research into healthy aging
and fall and injury prevention among older adults.
She recently received the Female Professional of
the Year Award from the Indo-Canada Chamber of
Commerce. She has also been awarded fellow
status with the Dietitians of Canada, as well as
the American College of Sports Medicine.
University of Regina professor, researcher
and associate dean Dr. Shanthi Johnson received
the 2014 Female Professional of the Year Award
from the Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce.