School of Population Health

Dr. Tavis Glassman

 Tavis Glassman

Curriculum Vitae

Tavis Glassman  MPH, MSEd, PhD, MCHES

PhD, University of Florida
MPH, Ohio State University
MSEd, University of Toledo
BEd, University of Toledo 

Course taught:

HEAL 3300 Drug Awareness 
HEAL 3700 Foundations of Human Sexuality
PUBH 6600  Health Behavior 
HEAL 6600 Health Behavior
HEAL 8930 Social Marketing
HEAL 8600 Health Behavior

Research area:

Dr. Glassman serves as a Professor at the University of Toledo teaching Drug Awareness, Human Sexuality, Social Marketing and Health Behavior courses.  He is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist with a PhD in Health Education and Behavior from the University of Florida (UF). Dr. Glassman also holds one master’s degree in Public Health from The Ohio State University and another in Science and Education from the University of Toledo. He has community health expertise by virtue of working at the American Red Cross where he served as an instructor trainer and coordinated an array of health and safety courses for over five years.  His research interests involve the prevention of high-risk alcohol consumption on game day and 21st birthdays, among college students; as well as, the design, implementation, and evaluation of social marketing messages. Prior to his new position, Dr. Glassman served as the Coordinator of Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention at the University of Florida and was successful in reducing the high-risk drinking rate UF by 19% over a four year period, through a combination of social marketing and environmental management strategies.

Professional service:

  • American College Health Association (2000 – current)
    Committee member on the Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs Coalition
    (2005 – current)
  • American Public Health Association (1998 – 2000, 2008 – current)
    Member of the Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs Section
  • Drug Free Action Alliance (2008-current)
    Committee member of a statewide (Ohio) coalition to reduce high-risk
    drinking and drug abuse in higher education
  • Florida Higher Education – Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention (2000-
    Original founder and Executive Committee Member (2000-2008), Co-Chair (2008)
  • Florida Coalition for Alcohol Policy (2006-2008)
    Original Executive Committee Member (2006-2008)
Last Updated: 7/26/19