John J. Johnston | AIChE

John J. Johnston

Scientific Liaison
USDA Food Safety & Inspection Service

John Johnston (PhD, MBA) is the past-chair of the American Chemical Society’s Chemists with Disabilities Committee.

John developed the “Scientists with Disabilities” poster series to illustrate the vast potential of persons with disabilities.

These posters have been displayed in numerous government agencies and schools throughout the U.S.

As a means to manage his speech disability, John studied public speaking for many years and has become an award-winning speaker.

John will share an abridged version of his thought-provoking presentation “Hiring People with Disabilities: Competitive Advantage for the Savvy Manager” with AIChE at the Spring 2018 national meeting.