As an experienced physiologist with expertise in cardio-respiratory exercise, human performance and health promotion, Robert D. Johnson’s career has extended from La Jolla, CA to Charlotte (Duke Energy) and the Research Triangle (Duke University Medical Center) North Carolina, Boston, Massachusetts (Harvard Business School) Boulder, Colorado (Colorado Altitude Training), Christchurch, NZ (Active Health), Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida (PGA TOUR) He currently resides in Vero Beach, Florida.
Prior to the start of his career, Robert Davis Johnson earned a master’s degree in applied clinical exercise physiology from San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health. Upon graduation, he worked for Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation. He began as a staff clinical exercise physiologist and eventually became chief clinical exercise physiologist, Director, The Preventive Medicine Center and it's flagship program, The Executive Health Program. Additionally he developed The Cardiac Rehabiltation Program at Scripps with extensions to Scripps Satelites throughout Southern California. He served as consultant assisting design and start-up of client-specific exercise programs, including the Princess Cruise Lines, Canyon Ranch resorts and Loma Linda University School of Medicine. A certified "Program Director," of the American College of Sports Medicine, the highest Industry standard, Mr. Johnson lectured to professional organizations including physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and graduate students while in California.