College of Health and Human Services

Health Education

Timothy Jordan

Timothy R. Jordan, Ph.D., M.ed.

School of Population Health

Office: HH 1008
Mail Stop 119
Phone: 419.530.4725
Fax: 419.530.4780
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Dr. Timothy Jordan completed his undergraduate training at Bowling Green State University (BS in K-12 School Health Education). In 1981, he began his professional teaching career as a middle school teacher. After five years in the classroom, he became an Assistant High School Principal and a varsity boys high school basketball coach. Dr. Jordan has earned two graduate degrees from the University of Toledo: A Master’s of Education Degree (1995) and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (1996) – both with a concentration in Public Health with cognates in Sociology. From 1995 to 2001, Dr. Jordan worked in the field of graduate medical education with Mercy Health System Northern Region while overseeing family medicine and transitional residency programs.

Since coming to UToledo in the fall of 2001, Dr. Jordan’s focus has been public health. From 2001 to 2016, he served as the Program Director for the undergraduate community health/ public health degree program. In 2007, he won the highly esteemed “Teacher of the Year Award” – a campus wide award at UToledo. From 2013-2017, he served as the Executive Co-Director for the Center for Health and Successful Living, where he still serves as the Director of Research. Dr. Jordan’s research interests include cancer survivorship, health behavior change, end-of-life care and communication, chronic disease prevention and management, and tobacco use prevention and cessation. He has published nearly 60 research articles in peer-reviewed, professional journals; co-authored a textbook chapter on program evaluation; and has been awarded more than 70 peer-reviewed conference presentations. He teaches courses in health behavior change, death and dying, and methods and materials in public health. Most importantly, Dr. Jordan is a husband, father, and grandfather. He and his wife Pamela have two adult children (both nurse practitioners), and three grandchildren.     

Last Updated: 6/27/22