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Lee Rhea Johns

Lee Rhea Johns, American nurse. Registered Nurse, Alabama, South Carolina; oncology certified nurse, humorist. Decorated Southwest Asia medal with 2 devices, National Defense medal, Achievement medal, Expeditionary medal.

Background

Johns, Lee Rhea was born on August 7, 1956 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Llewellyn William Junior and Jane Elizabeth (Green) Johns.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Jacksonville (Alabama) State University, 1978. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Alabama, Birmingham, 1983. Graduate, School Aerospace Medicine, Brooks Air Force Base, Texas, 1989.

Career

Staff oncology nurse, U. Alabama Medical Center, 1983-1984;staff hospice nurse, International Medical Association Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham, 1984-1986;patient care coordinator oncology unit, Baptist Medical Center Montclair, Birmingham, 1986-1987;staff nurse one day surgery department, Baptist Medical Center Montclair, Birmingham, 1987-1988;hospice nurse clinician, Greenville (South Carolina.) Hospital System, 1988-1992;oncology nurse clinician, Greenville (South Carolina.) Hospital System, since 1992;flight nurse aeromedical evacuation, United States Air Force Reserve, Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina., since 1989;instructor flight nurse, United States Air Force Reserve, since 1994.

Membership

With United States National Guard, 1986-1988. Captain United States Air Force Reserve, since 1988, Persian Gulf War, 1990-1991. Member Oncology Nursing Society (vice president Birmingham chapter 1986-1988), National Hospice Organization, Aerospace Medical Association, Reserve Officers Association, Jacksonville State University Alumni Association (president Jefferson/Shelby County chapter 1988), Palmetto Ski and Outing Club, Greenville Singles Club (vice president 1989-1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cooking, humorist, water and snow skiing, interior decorating.