Profile for Gary Gilmore

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Veteran badge, Served in Preventive Medicine, General Leonard Wood Army Hospital, U.S. Army.
TeachingAward badge, 2017

Specialty area(s)

Public Health Epidemiology; Family Health and Wellness; Cancer Prevention and Early Detection; Psychological Type and Preference; Community-Based Participatory Research; Global Health Issues.

Brief biography

Gilmore, Gary D., MPH, Ph.D., MCHES,
Professor and Director, Graduate Community Health/Public Health Programs (MPH and MS-CHE)

Chair, National Health Educator Competencies Update Project. Fulbright Scholar, All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata (Calcutta), India, 1999-2000. Chair, Select Committee on Internationalization, 2009-2013. Chair, Wisconsin Public Health Council, 2011 & 2012 (Governor appointment to Council, 2003-Present).  Chair, Wisconsin Health Education Network.  Member, National Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Washington, D.C.  University of Wisconsin Board of Regents Teaching Excellence Award.  U.S. Army Commendation Medal in Preventive Medicine.  Eagle Teaching Excellence Award.

Current courses at UWL

CHE 350, Assessment and Program Planning in Health Education

CHE 450, Implementation, Administration and Evaluation of Health Education Programs

HED 471/571, Health Education Responsibilities, Competencies, and Certification

P-H 340, Epidemiology and Human Disease Prevention

P-H 755, Epidemiology and Public Health Issues

P-H 790, Public Health Administration and Organization

Education

Ph.D. (Public Health Education and Epidemiology), University of Tennessee-Knoxville; M.P.H. (Public Health Education and Epidemiology), University of Minnesota-Minneapolis; B.A. (Biology: Genetics), Hope College-Holland, Michigan. Certificate in Public Health Epidemiology, The New England Epidemiology Institute, Tufts University, 1994.

Research and publishing

Most recent publication:

Gilmore, G.D., McKelley, R.A., & Anderson, D.A. (2019).  Comprehensive Assessment of the Psychosocial Occupational Health Status of Archaeologists in the United States.  Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 35(1), 65-84.  Published internationally by Wolters Kluwer.

Kudos

named

Gary D. Gilmore, Health Education & Health Promotion, was named on May 22, by Governor Tony Evers for three additional years of service on the Wisconsin Public Health Council. Gilmore has served continuously on the council since it was established by State Statute in 2003 through appointments by three Wisconsin Governors. He chaired the council for two years.

Submitted on: May 30, 2019

published

David Anderson, Archaeology & Anthropology; Gary Gilmore, Health Education & Health Promotion; and Ryan McKelley, Psychology; co-authored the article "Comprehensive Assessment of the Psychosocial Occupational Health Status of Archaeologists in the United States" in the Journal of Health, Safety and Environment published on April 1, 2019 by Wolters Kluwer Publishing. This is the first national study of the occupational health status of archaeologists working in the majority realm of Cultural Resource Management using a nationally-validated survey. Preliminary findings were presented via a national webinar to the members of the American Cultural Resources Association, at the 125th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association in Washington, D.C., and at the 145th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association in Atlanta.

Submitted on: May 2, 2019

published

Gary D. Gilmore, Health Education & Health Promotion; Alyson Taub, Professor Emerita, New York University; David Connell, Research Associates, Cambridge; and Larry Olsen, Still University of Health Sciences; co-authored the article "Applied Contributions and Insights from Health Education Role Delineation Research (1978-2015) in Advancing the Health Education Profession in the United States" in Pedagogy in Health Promotion published on Nov. 27, 2018 by SAGE Publications. This is the first comprehensive review of five national role delineation studies for health education specialists conducted during 1978-2015 in order to determine the contributions to professional preparation, credentialing, and professional development. The co-authors comprised the Steering Committee for the National Health Educator Competencies Update Project with Gary Gilmore serving as chairperson.

Submitted on: Nov. 28, 2018

published

Gary Gilmore, Health Education & Health Promotion, co-authored the article "Applied Contributions and Insights from Health Education Role Delineation Research (1978-2015) in Advancing the Health Education Profession in the United States " in Pedagogy in Health Promotion published on Mar. 4, 2018 by SAGE Publications. Co-authors included: Alyson Taub, New York University; Larry Olsen, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences and David Connell, Cambridge Research Associates.

Submitted on: Mar. 5, 2018

presented

Gary D. Gilmore, Health Education & Health Promotion, presented "Assessment of the Occupational Health Status of Field Archaeologists in the United States (David Anderson and Ryan McKelley, co-authors)" at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting on Nov. 7, 2017 in Atlanta, GA. This was the first national comprehensive health and well-being assessment of field archaeologists using a nationally-validated electronic survey prepared by the three authors. The assessment specifically focused on reported risk factors, protective factors, and preventive measures taken by the respondents.

Submitted on: Nov. 12, 2017