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Carl Hanson

Department Chair
Public Health, Dean's Office

4103B Life Sciences Building
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Carl L. Hanson is a professor of public health and is currently serving as chair in the Department of Public Health.

He has authored and co-authored numerous publications and presentations including over $1,500,000 in external grants. He has served on many national and local boards including but not limited to the Society for Public Health Education and the American Association for Public Health Programs. He has worked collaboratively on community initiatives of public health interest - especially those targeting youth and families. His research agenda includes computational health science, health communication through social and new media, and family health.

Carl Hanson graduated from high school in Klamath Falls, Oregon. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s degree in health science from Brigham Young University where he also competed in track and field/cross country. He received a doctorate in public health education from Southern Illinois University while teaching classes and working at the county health department. Prior to joining the faculty at BYU, he spent 11 years as a professor at Montana State University - Billings. There he taught health promotion classes and served as chair of the Department of Health and Human Performance prior to becoming the interim dean of a new College of Allied Health Professions.

He and his wife Loraine have four children and reside in Spanish Fork, Utah. He served in the Arizona Holbrook/Phoenix Mission from 1984-1986. He enjoys running, playing basketball, fly fishing, and camping with his family.

Research Interests

Computational Health Science, Family Health, Mental Health, Adolescent Health

Teaching Interests

Methods in Health Promotion, Planning and Evaluation, Public Health Administration

Education

  • Ph.D., Community Health Education , Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (1994)
  • M.S., Health Science , Brigham Young University (1991)
  • B.S., Psychology , Brigham Young University (1990)

Licenses and Certifications

  • The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., Allentown, PA, Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) (2011 - Present)
  • National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., Allentown, PA, Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) (1996 - Present)

Administrative Assignments

  • Public Health: Department Chair ( - Present)
  • Health Science: Director ( - 2015)

Memberships

  • Utah Society for Public Health Education (USOPHE) (2007 - Present)
  • Society of Public Health Educators (SOPHE) (2005 - Present)
  • American Public Health Association (APHA) (1997 - Present)

Courses Taught

Publications

Michael D Barnes Carl L Hanson Maria Lelinneth Lagman Beloy Novilla Brianna Michele Magnusson Aliceann Crandall Gracie Bradford Aliceann Crandall Nomi Weiss-Laxer Eliza Broadbent Erin Kramer Holmes Brianna Michele Magnusson Lauren Okano Berge Jerica Michael D Barnes Carl L Hanson Blake Lee Jones Maria Lelinneth Lagman Beloy Novilla Aliceann Crandall Eliza Broadbent Melissa Stanfill Brianna Michele Magnusson Maria Lelinneth Lagman Beloy Novilla Carl L Hanson Michael D Barnes Aliceann Crandall Nomi Weiss-Laxer Erin Broadbent Erin Kramer Holmes Brianna Michele Magnusson Lynn Okano Jerica Berge Michael D Barnes Carl L Hanson Blake Lee Jones Maria Lelinneth Lagman Beloy Novilla Aliceann Crandall E. A. Davis G. C. Bradford Brianna Michele Magnusson Carl L Hanson Michael D Barnes Maria Lelinneth Lagman Beloy Novilla Roy A Bean Carl L Hanson Aliceann Crandall Michael D Barnes Brianna Michele Magnusson Maria Lelinneth Lagman Beloy Novilla J. H. King Aliceann Crandall Kirsten Novilla Carl L Hanson Michael D Barnes Maria Lelinneth Lagman Beloy Novilla Aliceann Crandall Jacob R Miller Aaron Cheung L. Kirsten Novilla R. Glade Maria Lelinneth Lagman Beloy Novilla Brianna Michele Magnusson B. Leavitt Michael D Barnes Carl L Hanson Aliceann Crandall Yvonne Allsop Carl L Hanson Michael Chary Nick Genes Christophe Gerard Giraud-Carrier Carl L Hanson Lewis Nelson Alex Manini Cameron Lister Hannah Payne Carl L Hanson Michael D Barnes Sienna Davis Todd M Manwaring Jared M Jashinksy Brianna Michele Magnusson Carl L Hanson Michael D Barnes Scott Ronald Braithwaite Christophe Gerard Giraud-Carrier Joshua H West Michael D Barnes Carl L Hanson Ray M Merrill Carl L Hanson Jessica Strong Carl L Hanson Brianna Michele Magnusson Brad Lee Neiger Cameron Lister M.B. Royne Payne H.E. Ben Cannon Carl L Hanson Michael D Barnes Michael Chary Nick Genes Christophe Gerard Giraud-Carrier Carl L Hanson Lewis Nelson Alex F Manini Carl L Hanson Joshua H West Rosemary Thackeray Michael D Barnes Jordan Downey Jeff Goodman Carl L Hanson Elaine Auld Cherylee Sherry Robert Strack Jerrica Mathis Ray M Merrill Arielle Sloan Carl L Hanson Carl L Hanson B Cannon S Burton Christophe Gerard Giraud-Carrier Jared Jashinsky Scott Burton Carl L Hanson Joshua H West Christophe Gerard Giraud-Carrier Michael D Barnes Trenton Argyle Carl L Hanson S H Burton Christophe Gerard Giraud-Carrier Joshua H West Michael D Barnes B Hansen Christophe Gerard Giraud-Carrier Carl L Hanson S H Burton Joshua H West Michael D Barnes B Hansen Carl L Hanson James Barrett Joshua H West Michael D Barnes Shallie Taylor Peter Joseph Ward Ramon B Zabriskie Brian Jack Hill Carl L Hanson Carl L Hanson Joshua H West Scott H Burton Christophe Gerard Giraud-Carrier Brad Lee Neiger Rosemary Thackeray Sarah A VanWagenen Carl L Hanson Joshua H West Michael D Barnes Michael C Fagen Joshua H West Parley Cougar Hall Carl L Hanson Michael D Barnes Christophe Gerard Giraud-Carrier James S Barrett Joshua H West Parley Cougar Hall Kyle Prier Carl L Hanson Christophe Gerard Giraud-Carrier Eleanor Shannon Neeley Tass Michael D Barnes Scott H Burton Christophe Gerard Giraud-Carrier Udip Pant Joshua H West Carl L Hanson Michael D Barnes Maria Lelinneth Lagman Beloy Novilla Michael D Barnes Carl L Hanson Joshua H West Eric Edwards Brad Hunter Julianna Lambrechtsen Bryon Davis Jacob Sypher Joncraig Berrett Carl L Hanson Joshua H West Brad Lee Neiger Rosemary Thackeray Michael D Barnes Joshua H West Parley Cougar Hall Carl L Hanson Rosemary Thackeray Michael D Barnes Brad Lee Neiger Emily McIntyre Ramon B Zabriskie Carl L Hanson Joshua H West Parley Cougar Hall Rosemary Thackeray Carl L Hanson

Presentations

Julie Varner Kellie Hoch Michael Calvin Goates Carl L Hanson
Helen Hilton Hancock Rachel Christophe Gerard Giraud-Carrier Carl L Hanson Michael D Barnes
Natalie Dayton Ray M Merrill Carl L Hanson
Maria Lelinneth Lagman Beloy Novilla Carl L Hanson Michael D Barnes Steven W Heiner Dennis Lee Eggett Ryan Lindsay Ronald Stephen Doria Douglas Clark Cynthia Penaflor
Maria Lelinneth Lagman Beloy Novilla Carl L Hanson Michael D Barnes Steven Heiner Dennis Eggett Ronald Doria David Clark Cynthia Penaflor
S Taylor Peter Joseph Ward Brian Jack Hill Carl L Hanson
Carl Hanson