Joe Lee Griffin

Joe Lee has a Ph.D. from Princeton University, taught premedical and cellular physiology as an Assistant Professor at Brown University, and was an NIH Special Fellow in Anatomy at Harvard Medical School. He did muscle and nerve research as Chief of Experimental Neuropathology, AFIP, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and worked in the Walter Reed Hospital Wellness Center for more than five years. He is a retired Trager® practitioner, tutor, and movement and workshop leader and is the author of "Learn to Swim Before You Get In."

While in school, he was a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and Scout Life Guard and worked as pool life guard, manager, and swimming and life saving instructor for the Red Cross, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc. For more than ten years, he taught his methods for nonswimming adults at Montgomery College, Open University of Washington, First Class Adult Education Center, Walter Reed Recreation Center, the YWCA, Free University at the University of Maryland, and privately.

He and his wife, Inger, who is a fiber artist, live in St. Augustine FL


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