Training and Technical Assistance Director
Joe Lee is the Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) Director, where he oversees national training, technical assistance, and consulting activities with health centers and partner organizations. Joe is principally responsible for program development, planning, monitoring, operations, and evaluation work related to federally funded T/TA programs and contracts focused on health equity, Social Determinants of Health, and infectious diseases.
Prior to joining AAPCHO, Joe worked for the Alameda Health Consortium and Community Health Center Network, a regional Primary Care Association and Managed Services Organization based in the East Bay Area of California. As their Workforce Development Strategist, Joe supported eight Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) organizations by consulting on clinician retention and recruitment strategies, developing Enabling Services and allied health workforce pipeline programs, managing learning community groups, and developing partnerships.
Joe’s passion for community health started in 2010 as the Program Manager of AmeriCorps at LifeLong Medical Care, an FQHC based in Berkeley, California, where he coached over 80 AmeriCorps Members serving in primary care, behavioral health, school based, and supportive housing programs. Outside of his professional work, Joe serves as an undergraduate student advisor for the Asian American & Pacific Islander Health Research Group, lecturer for the Asian American & Asian Diaspora Studies Program at the University of California, Berkeley, and an advocate for progressive health policy issues.
Joe holds a Master of Science degree in Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership from the University of California, San Francisco and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.