Charlene Johnson, PhD

Charlene Johnson, PhD
Name: Charlene Johnson, PhD
Senior Vice President, Laboratory Operations & Quality

Dr. Charlene Johnson first joined Dominion Diagnostics in 2003 as the Director of Molecular Testing.  In 2009, she became the Assistant Laboratory Director for Dominion’s Rhode Island and Vermont laboratories.  Dr. Johnson assumed the role of Laboratory Director in 2011, followed by Vice President of Laboratory Operations and Laboratory Director in 2013, and was promoted to serve as the company’s Senior Vice President, Laboratory Operations & Quality in 2021.

Prior to joining Dominion, Dr. Johnson worked as a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas.  Under Dr. Johnson’s exemplary leadership, Dominion’s laboratories have expanded tremendously in both capacity and testing capabilities.  She has driven significant achievements in laboratory operations, research and development, and strategic growth.  The company counts on Dr. Johnson’s expertise and guidance to uphold its reputation for sound science and laboratory integrity. 

Dr. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science from the College of William and Mary and received her PhD from Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia.