Stephanie Hanson, PhD, ABPP (Rp)
Stephanie Hanson, Ph.D., ABPP (Rp), is the executive associate dean and a clinical professor in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions. In her current position, Dr. Hanson oversees significant components of PHHP academic program development. She chairs the PHHP Blended Learning Task Force, which has been 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. She is also integrally involved in implementation of the college’s strategic plan.
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. Prior to coming to UF, she designed and directed both inpatient rehabilitation psychology services and team-based outpatient neuro-rehabilitation programs at the University of Missouri School of Medicine-Rusk Rehabilitation Center, and at Whitaker Rehabilitation Center in North Carolina. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association.