Our Staff


Lee Johnson, PhD

Chief Executive Officer

Lee is founder and CEO of Casa Palmera and has over three decades of experience in a leadership role in health care. He has led the development of numerous facilities including St. Elizabeth Convalescent Hospital, Rancho Bernardo Convalescent Hospital and Roque Center. Dr. Johnson holds a PhD in Human Behavior from the United States International University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Redlands where he was also an All-American in Track and Field.