University of South Carolina
Douglas Johnson is a Ph.D. candidate at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C., and a Microbiology Leaders Evolving and Accountable to Progress (MicroBio-LEAP) Task Force member. Johnson’s passions involve engaging in microbiome and immune-related translational science research and using this knowledge to improve health outcomes in diverse populations. In addition to research, Johnson delves into science communication, mentorship and diversity in STEM. Johnson’s focuses involve exploring the link between multiculturalism and science education alongside opportunities and challenges in science outreach.