Virginia E Johnson
- Category : 1925-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (20)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Explanation 1
American sex therapist, writer and co-founder of the Masters and Johnson Institute in St. Louis, Missouri in 1973. She studied at University of Missouri, and began work with Masters as a research associate on 2 January 1957. In 1964 they established the Reproductive Biology Research Foundation where the study of the psychology and physiology of sexual intercourse was carried out using volunteer subjects under laboratory conditions.
Johnson's first marriage lasted two days and her second husband was much older. Her third marriage, to George Johnson on 13 June 1950, produced two children and lasted six years. She and Masters co-authored two bestsellers, "Human Sexual Response" in 1966 and "Human Sexual Inadequacy" in 1970. They married the following year, on 7 January 1971. After 20 years of good work together, they divorced in 1992; Masters closed the Institute in 1994. Her former husband, William Masters, died on 16 February 2001. Johnson died on 24 July 2013, aged 88, "of complications from several illnesses."