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Jerraco Johnson

Jerraco Johnson is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Texas in the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation, where he is an affiliate of the pediatric movement and physical activity lab. He received his Ph.D. from Auburn University and completed his post-doctoral training at The Ohio State University. Jerraco's research focus is on developing health and movement behaviors in young children from under-represented backgrounds to help address various health disparities in this population. His overall goal is to develop and implement family-based health and movement interventions. He was also an National Institute of Health (NIH) fellow in the Obesity and Health Disparities PRIDE program.