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Assistant Professor of Public Health
Areas of Interest: Health policy & management; child development; community-based participatory research; program evaluation
Terence Gipson

Ph.D., The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Master of Public Health, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
B.A., Michigan State University

Dr. Gipson is an Assistant Professor of Public Health at St. John Fisher University, where he teaches courses related to health policy, health administration, evaluation, and program planning. He received his doctorate in Health Promotion Sciences from The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and completed his fellowship in neurodevelopmental disabilities at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University in Global Studies and a Master of Public Health in Health Administration from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

For the past several years, Dr. Gipson has led health system performance assessments and patient quality improvement evaluations for the Maternal & Child Health Bureau, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Alzheimer’s Association. His work focuses on community-based participatory research with underrepresented populations and integrating health equity frameworks within social services.

Dr. Gipson has received awards from the Oklahoma Public Health Association, Hudson College of Public Health, National Association of Community Health Workers, Campus Compact, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for his service and advocacy in public health. He is excited to be a part of the Fisher family and educate future public health leaders!