Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (Childhood Blood Disorders and Cancer)
Accepting New Patients
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics; American Board of Medical Genetics, Clinical Genetics; American Board of Pediatrics - Subspecialty in Hematology/Oncology
Medical Association Memberships: American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Children's Oncology Group
Professional School: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia
Residency: Milton S. Hershey Medical Center / Pennsylvania State University - Pediatrics & Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine - Pediatric Hematology and Oncology; Molecular and Human Genetics; Pediatric Oncology Clinical Research
Macpherson CF, Johnson RH, Landwehr MS, Watson SE, Stegenga K."Aftermath": Financial Resource Requirements of Young Adults Moving Forward After Cancer Treatment. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2020 Jun;9(3):354-358. doi: 10.1089/jayao.2019.0120. PMID: 31851551.
King SDW, Macpherson CF, Pflugeisen BM, Johnson RH. Religious/Spiritual Coping in Young Adults with Cancer. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2020 Nov 4. doi: 10.1089/jayao.2020.0148. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33147093.
Osborn MP, Johnson RH. Worldwide benefits of improving cancer care for adolescents and young adults in LMICs. Lancet Oncol. 2020 Apr;21(4):487-489. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(20)30101-7. PMID: 32240606.
Roth ME, Unger JM, O'Mara AM, Lewis MA, Budd T, Johnson RH, Pollock BH, Blanke C, Freyer DR. Enrollment of adolescents and young adults onto SWOG cancer research network clinical trials: A comparative analysis by treatment site and era. Cancer Med. 2020 Mar;9(6):2146-2152. doi: 10.1002/cam4.2891. Epub 2020 Feb 3. PMID: 32009305.
Pflugeisen BM, Patterson P, Macpherson CF, Ray BC, Jacobsen RL, Hornyak N, Johnson RH. Putting Adolescents and Young Adults in a Room Together: Launching an Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Council. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2019 Oct;8(5):540-546. doi: 10.1089/jayao.2018.0139. Epub 2019 May 23. PubMed PMID: 31120363.
Osborn M, Johnson R, Thompson K, Anazodo A, Albritton K, Ferrari A, Stark D. Models of care for adolescent and young adult cancer programs. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 Sep 16:e27991. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27991. [Epub ahead of print]
Mou J, Bolieu EL, Pflugeisen BM, Amoroso PJ, Devine B, Baldwin LM, Frank LL, Johnson RH. Delay in Treatment After Cancer Diagnosis in Adolescents and Young Adults: Does Facility Transfer Matter? J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2019 Jun;8(3):243-253. doi: 10.1089/jayao.2018.0128. Epub 2019 Feb 20.
Linder LA, Wu YP, Macpherson CF, Fowler B, Wilson A, Jo Y, Jung SH, Parsons B, Johnson R. Oral Medication Adherence Among Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer Before and Following Use of a Smartphone-Based Medication Reminder App. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2019 Apr;8(2):122-130. doi: 10.1089/jayao.2018.0072. Epub 2018 Oct 10.
Thompson CM, Crook B, Love B, Macpherson CF, Johnson R. Understanding how adolescents and young adults with cancer talk about needs in online and face-to-face support groups. J Health Psychol. 2016 Nov;21(11):2636-2646. doi: 10.1177/1359105315581515. Epub 2016 Jul 9.
Johnson RH, Macpherson CF, Smith AW, Block RG, Keyton J. Facilitating Teamwork in Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. J Oncol Pract. 2016 Nov;12(11):1067-1074. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2016.013870. Epub 2016 Sep 30.
Landwehr MS, Watson SE, Macpherson CF, Novak KA, Johnson RH. The cost of cancer: a retrospective analysis of the financial impact of cancer on young adults. Cancer Med. 2016 May;5(5):863-70. doi: 10.1002/cam4.657. Epub 2016 Feb 7.
Crook B, Glowacki EM, Love B, Jones BL, Macpherson CF, Johnson RH. Hanging by a thread: exploring the features of nonresponse in an online young adult cancer survivorship support community. J Cancer Surviv. 2016 Feb;10(1):185-93. doi: 10.1007/s11764-015-0465-8.
Johnson RH, Macpherson CF, Smith AW, Block RG, Keyton J. Facilitating Teamwork in Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. Journal of oncology practice. 2016 Nov;12(11):1067-74. PubMed PMID: 27624944. Epub 2016/09/15.
Landwehr MS, Watson SE, Macpherson CF, Novak KA, Johnson RH. The cost of cancer: a retrospective analysis of the financial impact of cancer on young adults. Cancer medicine. 2016 May;5(5):863-70. PubMed PMID: 26853096. Pubmed Central PMCID: PMC4864815. Epub 2016/02/09.
Learn more about ongoing studies and medical research at the MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation.
Dr. Johnson provides consultation and care to pediatric oncology and hematology patients, including children with hemophilia and sickle cell disease.