Dr. Ashley Johnson

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Dr. Ashley Johnson
Director of Food Policy
Government Affairs

Ashley Johnson serves as the Director of Food Policy for the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). In her role, Dr. Johnson’s work focuses on developing and implementing post-harvest food safety and human nutrition programs and addressing animal care issues in market channels.

Before joining NPPC, Dr. Johnson gained experience as a Post-Doctoral Teaching Scholar in Swine Health at North Carolina State University Veterinary School. She also has experience working as a staff veterinarian for Pigs for Farmer John and as a Technical Service Veterinarian for Zoetis.

Dr. Johnson is a native of the Washington D.C. area. She earned her DVM from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and her B.S. in animal science and veterinary services from Clemson University.