Dr. Kris Johansen, PhD, MBA

Dr. Kris Johansen, a microbiologist with expertise in bacterial pathogenesis and molecular biology, leads NIAMRRE’s external-facing efforts and serves as an AMR subject matter expert. She plays a key role in developing strong and sustained relationships with academic, professional, and industry stakeholders by leveraging her background in technology transfer, research commercialization, and startup company development. She holds a PhD in microbiology from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a master’s in business administration from Iowa State University.