About Stephanie L Hanson
Stephanie Hanson, Ph.D., ABPP (Rp) is the executive associate dean in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions. In her current position, Dr. Hanson is integrally involved in college and academic program accreditation processes as well as curricular reviews at the college level. She has also been involved in implementation of several college strategic plans. She led the design and development of both the master of public health program and the PhD program in rehabilitation science; she also transformed the bachelor of health science program to a broad-based pre-professional degree and served as the initial director of the MPH and the BHS. Dr. Hanson also led the college’s initial 5-year strategic initiative around blended learning. This involved spearheading the implementation of the college’s vision for a pedagogical educational model in which the use of technology and a blending of on line and interactive live class sessions facilitate student learning. A member of the college since 1996, Dr. Hanson received her Ph.D.’s in developmental psychology and clinical psychology from Vanderbilt University. She was one of the first women board certified in rehabilitation psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. She subsequently served on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Rehabilitation Psychology as well as on the Executive and Ethics and Social Responsibility Committees of the Division of Rehabilitation Psychology of the American Psychological Association (APA). She is an APA fellow and a rehabilitation psychology (APA Division 22) lifetime achievement award recipient based on her significant contributions to the field of rehabilitation psychology, particularly in the area of ethics. She most recently co-chaired the revision of APA’s Guidelines for Assessment and Intervention with Persons with Disabilities.
Diplomate, Rehabilitation PsychologyAmerican Board of Professional Psychology