Dan Johnson, Ph.D., LRT/CTRS, Associate Professor

Dan JohnsonDr. Dan Johnson is the Founder and Chair Emeritus of Accessible Coastal Carolina Events Sports and Services (ACCESS) and the Miracle League of Wilmington. ACCESS built a $2-million dollar complex that houses the Miracle Field and the fully-accessible Kiwanis Miracle Playground. Dr. Johnson served for 3 years as the corporate director of activity therapy for Rivendell of America Hospital Corporation and also worked for 5 years with the Center for Recreation and Disability Studies at UNC Chapel Hill. Dr. Johnson now serves as the partnership liaison between UNCW and ACCESS of Wilmington providing student applied learning, research, and program development.