A native of Scotland County, NC , Dr. Johnston graduated from North Carolina State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and Animal Science. She earned her DMV degree from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982. Dr. Johnston has two sons, Neill and Patrick.
Dr Johnston serves on the Albermarle Regional Board of Health and is a member of St Peter’s Episcopal Church in Sunbury, NC. She is also a member of the following professional associations, North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA), American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and the North Carolina Association of Small Animal Medicine (NCASAM).