Charles P. Holmes (Ph.D., University of Illinois) is a full professor and serves as the chair of the Master of Public Health program and as the chair of the institutional review board (IRB) at the University of Arizona Global Campus, in addition to teaching in his adjunct role at University College.
Charles obtained his Ph.D. in Community Health and a Master of Science in Public Health (M.S.P.H.) from the University of Illinois. Before his graduate work, Dr. Holmes earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Illinois University in the field of Biology.
Charles has been a collegiate instructor in public health and health education, both online and in-person, for over a decade. He spent his first six years with the University of Illinois in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health. Since 2014, Charles has served as an evening lecturer on advanced research writing and design. He is also an active member of the American Public Health Association (A.P.H.A.), the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE), and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (A.A.F.S.). In addition to these memberships, Charles also serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Health Education & Behavior, the Teaching and Learning Conference, and the U.A.G.C. Research Symposium. Charles’ research focuses on health education policy, curriculum development, and comparative health systems. Most recently, he was called upon to speak on the COVID-19 pandemic, which resulted in multiple national presentations.
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During his teaching career, Charles has received numerous accolades, including being designated a Master Teacher, a Faculty Career Champion, and a Faculty Collaborator Award winner, along with other community-level designations for service.