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Dr Marilyn Johnson
Dr. Marilyn Johnson, also known as Dr. MJ, holds a Bachelor of Science degree, Masters of Arts degree, and Doctorate of Naturopathy. Dr. Johnson is the Founder of the 49 Days 2 Fabulous Formula, a Naturopathy, Yoga Instructor, Certified Aroma Therapist, Journal Writing instructor, Self-Esteem Trainer, Natural Health Practitioner and International Disease Prevention Researcher.
While employed as a Communications Specialist for the Center for Minority Health at The University of Pittsburgh, she also worked as a project manager for a longitudinal study to research Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) and Disease Prevention in Nigeria, West Africa.
The experience led to a Health Educator and Research Evaluator posts in Alternative, Behavioral, and Complementary Disease Prevention Studies at Morehouse School of Medicine, in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Johnson worked with a team of Psychologists and Physiologists to develop the Holistic Health concerning the “Phenomenal Woman Weight Loss Program” and "What is the Shape of Your Communication," both designed to improve cultural communication skills for incoming Resident Physicians dealing with diverse populations.
Dr. Johnson was also a Health Educator/Research Evaluator for the IMANI HIV/AIDS Prevention Project providing teen educators to provide disease and violence prevention knowledge and information to their peers, family and community members.
Dr. Johnson began her professional career as the first African American woman in Indianapolis, Indiana to manage a McDonald’s restaurant. That experience prepared her for a distinguished career in Pharmaceutical Sales. Desiring to solve her own skin and healthcare concerns, she discovered a variety of natural remedies that effectively worked wonders without any side effects.
Dr. Johnson’s passion for the world of Fashion and beauty motivated her to overcome the odds to become the first woman to hold a sales management position with Revlon Realistic Hair Care Company. She also co-authored, “Chicken Soup for The Soul at Work.” Dr. Johnson also published her personal inspirational story, “When Dreams Won’t Die,” which describes her personal journey, translated into over 20 languages.
While Dr. Johnson’s passion for natural healing evolved even more, she founded “The Stress Stop Day Spa” in Oakland, California and “Treasure of Egypt Aromatherapy.” She also authored “Aromatherapy Makes Good Scents: How To Use Essential Oils for A Healthy Mind, Body, & Home,” all while working as a freelance writer/producer for Black Entertainment Television. She was also a writer on a syndicated weekly column, “It’s About Your Health.” Currently she is a writer producer for The Dream Factory Production Company in Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Johnson is a regular contributor to Upscale Magazine and a Health and Beauty Consultant for Bronner Brothers and The Natural Hair World Beauty trade shows. She received her Aromatherapy and Make-up Artistry training in London, England, where she was the featured make-up artist at the first International Hair and Beauty show held in the Wembley Arena.
To honor and explore the connection between mind, body and spirit, and to share universal tools to transform trauma into triumph, her respect for the healing power of journal writing birthed the 49 Days 2 Fabulous Formula. Using this formula, participants discover, define and demonstrate their destiny through a seven-step system of scripting their own unique path to perfection. Through this program, she serves as a facilitator to help others realize their untapped potential through revealing and restoring balance between the mental, physical, spiritual and financial aspects of living.
Dr. Marilyn loves to entertain family and friends with healthy raw, vegan, veggie and healthy dishes. She is an avid Belly Dance enthusiast, partial to those aged 50 and above, a licensed Zumbini Instructor; Zumba for babies and toddlers aged 0-4 and their family members or care providers. She and a team of seasoned professionals at The Pamper Parlor Atlanta Spa Lounge provide parties, health and beauty services and consultations for individuals and groups.