"DESTINY DEMANDS DILIGENCE."
Lee Johnson III, M.A., CHES®, IMH-E®
Lee Johnson III is a teacher, songwriter, and doctoral student in Public Health Education/Health Promotion at The University of Alabama with a concentration in early childhood health. His research interests include leadership in health, investigating health impacts of trauma, and maternal and child mental health. Previously, he taught and worked with children at Arts ‘N Autism in Tuscaloosa, AL, The Child Development Research Center in Tuscaloosa, AL, and Vogel Alcove Child Center for the Homeless in Dallas, TX.
He has presented at the Child Development Resource Center in Tuscaloosa, AL and at the 2016 First3Years Food for Thought Series, in Dallas, TX. Lee continues to advocate for the importance of promoting health among young children living with homelessness. He is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and is endorsed by First3Years (formerly the Texas Association for Infant Mental Health) as an Infant Family Associate or IMH-E® (I), for his work with children.
As an artist and songwriter he has released two albums independently and is currently working on a host of children’s songs. His songwriting has been utilized in a recent curriculum project for Vogel Alcove Child Center for the Homeless.
Lee earned a BS in Early Childhood Education and his MA in health promotion/studies from The University of Alabama
Lee is an alumnus of Shelton State Community College— where he received his AS in music education.
He enjoys writing songs, playing his guitar, and board games – not necessarily all at the same time.