Adam Johnson, MPH
Adam serves as a Project Coordinator currently focused on implementing the FETP Intermediate level across Latin America and the Caribbean. In this role, he oversees the development of work plans, allocation of project resources and implementation, and monitors overall portfolio progress.
Previously he supported logistics for TEPHINET’s now-completed Zika portfolio, rolling out FETP Frontline in nine countries, risk communication, lab systems strengthening and vector control surveillance. Furthermore, he has completed portfolios on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), infectious diseases, National Public Health Institute (NPHI) development, and much more. Prior to joining TEPHINET, he worked as a paralegal in Chattanooga, Tennessee in preparation for a career in law. Adam also worked for the Japanese government, placed in Hachinohe City, Japan under the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations and Board of Education as an English teacher.
Adam holds a bachelor’s degree in international business administration with a minor in Spanish from Southern Adventist University, a master’s degree in public health with a health management and policy concentration from Georgia State University and will soon pursue his Juris Doctor.
His passion for service in international fields helped propel him into the global health sector, specifically, global health policy. He is also gifted with foreign language having learned English, Japanese and Spanish fluently from childhood. In his free time, he is an acrobatic gymnastics coach and loves to work with children on developing healthy living habits.
ajohnson [at] tephinet [dot] org (Email Adam Johnson)