Sara N. Johnson, MA

Assistant Dean for Resident and Student Affairs
Sara N. Johnson,


Office Phone
Office Address

15-106 Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States


Assistant Dean for Resident and Student Affairs


MA, University of Iowa
Major: Student Development in Postsecondary Education

BS, Northwestern University
Major: Education and Social Policy

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Selected Publications

Johnson, S. N., Vukelich, K., Kidanu, T., Eldridge, L., Mays, K. A., &; Kim, M. (March 29, 2021). Health professions student awareness of mental health resources and barriers to seeking care. ACPA Developments, (2).

Johnson, S. N., & Mays, K. A. (2019). A retrospective analysis of a cross-year peer tutoring program for oral health students. Journal of Dental Education, 83(2), 137-143.

Lopez, N., Johnson, S., & Black, N. (2010). Does peer mentoring work? Dental students assess its benefits as an adaptive coping strategy. Journal of Dental Education, 74(11), 1197-1205.


Select Presentations

Co-Presenter, Student Clinical Incentive Pilot Project Seminar, ADEA Annual Session, Spring 2016

Presenter, Student Engagement &; Reflection Best Practices, ADEA Fall Meeting, Fall 2015

Co-Presenter, Our Students Have Spoken: An Exploration of Campus Climate Assessment, NASPA Region IV-East Conference, Fall 2014

Service Summary

  • PRISMH (subject matter expert)
  • University Medical Reserve Corp (member)
  • University Student Academic Integrity Committee (member, 2016-2021)
  • Academic Integrity Matter (AIM), community member panel representative (2017-2018)
  • University of Minnesota President’s Excellence in Leadership (PEL) Program, 2013
  • University of Minnesota Academic Advising Network (member: 2006 – 2007 & Chair: 2007 – 2008