By Susan N. Hanrahan, ASAHP President
In my message in the November 2017 issue, I indicated that I will be asking some of you to send a photo and answer a series of “fun” questions to be shared with our membership so that we can continue our collegiality through our newsletter. The 13th of many profiles and the fifth in 2019 is presented as follows:
Name and Title: Ken Johnson, PhD, FASAHP
Place of birth: Blackfoot, Idaho
University: Weber State University
How long have you been in your position? 13 years
What’s the value of a university education? Increased options, increased income
What is the value of ASAHP? Making friends, sharing solutions to problem.
Your philosophy on education in seven words: To help learners learn how to learn.
If I could teach in another field, which one and why? Occupational Psychology – it’s another field that promotes wellness in a variety of ways.
Before I retire I want to: I think I’m good...just increase my retirement fund.
In college, I was known for: Being part of the International Folkdancers as a band member and dancer. What music is playing in my car/office? Classic rock
The last book I read for fun was: Saints
My favorite trip was: Edinburgh, Scotland
If I could travel anywhere it would be: Back to Northern England and Scotland.
Four people I’d take to coffee or have a glass of wine with: I don’t do either of those, but I’d love to visit with some of my ancestors.
The best advice I ever received was: I’ve received too much good advice to just pick one thing.
My hobby is: Woodworking, golfing, fishing
My passion is: My family
My pet peeve is: Bad drivers, I suppose.
A perfect day is: In a peaceful setting with my family
Cats or dogs? Dogs, although we have cats.
E-book or hardback? Hardback
Beach or mountains? I live in and love the mountains. I like to visit the beach.
I wish I could: Travel more.
Only my friends know I: No comment
My favorite saying is . . . on my wall: “Med dig vill jag bli gammal och lite halv blind.” (You’ll have to look it up).
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