Rehab Week: Get to know Julie Johnson, MD

Dr. Julie Johnson was Medical Director of Rehabilitation Services at LifeScape from October 1998 to May 2017. She continues to see patients at LifeScape part-time and teaches at the University of South Dakota’s Physician Assistant program.

Favorite dessert: Home-made strawberry rhubarb pie

Favorite book: Right now- The October List. Ask me again next month and it may changeFavorite place I’ve visited: Greece or Guatemala--for different reasons

One thing most people don’t know about me: I'm an only child. Explains a lot doesn't it? :-)

If I wasn’t a Physician, I would probably be: A "craft artist." I love to make things.

Water ski or snow ski? Snow

Favorite movie of all time: Shawshank Redemption

First job I ever had: Besides babysitting, working at McDonalds!

Chore that I avoid or dislike the most: Scrubbing floors

#1 on the Billboard chart the week you graduated high school? "Call Me" by Blondie-oh geeze!

What led you to choose medicine as a career? I wanted to "make a difference."

One thing that you value about working with LifeScape staff: Their collaborative spirit and the way they put patients first.

What is one thing that you want everyone to know about PM&R? PM&R Physicians COULD NOT FUNCTION without their team!