Thomas Davis, H.S.D.

Emeritus Professor, Public Health and Education
(319) 273-6151

University of Northern Iowa
WRC 203
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0241

Thomas M. Davis' Vitae

Dr. Thomas M. Davis is a Professor of Health Promotion at the University of Northern Iowa.  His primary teaching responsibilities include:  Planning Health Promotion Programs, Worksite Health Promotion, Theoretical Foundations for Health Education, and Stress Management. 

Prior to arriving at the University of Northern Iowa, he taught at Central Washington University and the University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse.  Other professional experiences include serving as the Director of Education for Cedar Valley Hospice, a Medicare-approved hospice in northeast Iowa and as a consultation and education specialist for a Federally-funded community mental health center in Yakima, Washington.

Dr. Davis has published more than 35 manuscripts in professional journals, proceedings and books.  He has supervised 17 externally-funded grants, including 16 as primary investigator.  He has made approximately 200 professional presentations, including more than 35 international presentations in Europe, Asia and Africa.  He has delivered 34 national and 40 regional presentations in 27 US states.  Dr. Davis travels frequently to international destinations representing his university, including more than 25 trips to China. Dr. Davis’ served as a visiting professor at Hangzhou Normal University in Hangzhou, People’s Republic of China, during the spring, 2013 semester. 




Research Interests: 

Health challenges in single parent families; Influence of workplace culture on employee health behavior.


B.A.Ed.: Central Washington University
M.S.: Indiana University
H.S.D.: Indiana University