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College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Faculty and Staff Profile

John Long

Emeritus Faculty




Educational Background

Ph.D. Health Education/Public Health
University of Tennessee 1990

M.S. Exercise Physiology
University of South Carolina 1983

B.S. Health and Physical Education
Western Carolina University 1980

Courses Taught

Human Health and Disease
Determinants of Health Behavior
Health Promotion Planning
Community Health Planning
Community Resources for an Aging Population
Departmental Honors Research Seminar
Departmental Honors Research Colloquium
Medical Terminology


Dr. Long served as the Departmental Honors Coordinator and Senior Lecturer in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. He retired from the Department of Public Health Science in June 2022. Previously held positions include: Assistant Professor, Nonprofit Leadership, College of Business/Economics, University of South Carolina Upstate; Vice President of Community Impact, United Way of Greenville County; Associate Academic Program Director, School of Nursing, Clemson University; Project Director, DUKE Endowment/Greenville Health System, University Center of Greenville; and Assistant Professor, Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Lynchburg University Graduate Associate, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Tennessee

Research Interests

Instructional Methodology in the Public Health Science Classroom
Health Education
Infertility - Psychological and Behavioral Parameters

Honors and Awards

Emeritus Faculty (May 2022-)
National Society of Collegiate Scholars - Clemson University Faculty Advisor (2018-2022)

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