Paul R. Johnson, Ph.D., MT(ASCP), D(ABCC), FAACC is an Associate Professor at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, where he teaches laboratory medicine courses in clinical biochemistry and statistics. He earned a Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from the University of Louisville (KY) School of Medicine, and completed a medical technology fellowship in the Department of Pathology at Newton-Wellesley Hospital (MA). Dr. Johnson's professional career in clinical pathology spans over 20 years. He has held positions in clinical chemistry, hematology, and immunology laboratories as a medical laboratory scientist; technical specialist at the College of American Pathologists (CAP); and was technical manager of a specialized diagnostic laboratory with focus on cardiovascular disease biomarker testing. At Upstate Medical University, his clinical research has focused on diagnostic utility of concussion injury biomarkers in human subjects, with secondary focus on applied statistics related to human biological variation. His work led to invited presentations at several clinical science conferences, along with recent publications on these topics in high-impact scientific journals including Clinical Chemistry and PLoS One. He serves as peer-reviewer for several leading journals in the laboratory medicine field. Dr. Johnson holds professional board certifications from the American Society for Clinical Pathology and the American Board of Clinical Chemistry. In 2019, he was inducted as a Fellow into the Academy of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry.