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College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Faculty and Staff Profile

Becky Tugman

Senior Lecturer, Public Health Science
Senior Faculty Fellow, Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation (OTEI)

Office: Edwards Hall 514



Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy Engineering and Science Education
Clemson University 2023

Master of Science Interdisciplinary, Health Education/Nutrition/Exercise Science
University of Utah 1998

Bachelor of Science Human Nutrition
University of Wyoming 1995

Courses Taught

HLTH 2020 - Introduction to Public Health
HLTH 2030 - Introduction to Healthcare
HLTH 2890 - Health and Human Disease
HLTH 3200 - Maintenance of Men's Health
HLTH 4150 - Obesity and Eating Disorders


Teaching interests include school health education, public health, athletic training, exercise science, general disease prevention, and fitness/wellness. My research interest is high-stakes employment evaluations (documenting teaching effectiveness for reappointment and promotion).

Research Interests

Currently working OTEI on faculty development and faculty learning communities opportunities.

Honors and Awards

2014 Outstanding ProRata Faculty Member - Aurora University
2022 CBSHS Outstanding Collaborative Teaching Award


An Ecological Approach to Obesity and Eating Disorders

A Guy's Guide: What Every Man Needs to Know About Their Health

The Diversity of Drugs: History, Effects, and Everything in Between

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