Dr. Rebecca Toland
Position: Assistant Professor
Office: Lumpkin Center 255
Ed.D. in Health Education, A. T. Still University
MSW in Clinical Social Work, Troy University
M.A. in Public Administration, Columbus State University
B.S. in Health Science, Columbus State University
HESC 4145 Working with Families
HESC 5107 Human Sexuality
HESC 5795 Seminar in Alcohol and Drug Abuse
HESC 3165 Working with the Aged
HESC 4795 Seminar in Health Science
Area of Expertise
Public health, Health education, Health delivery
Dr. Toland has over 12 years’ experience in academia and has educated and advised students enrolled in Public Health, Health Care Administration, and Health Science programs. Her areas of expertise are in disease prevention, mental health, and substance abuse. Additionally; Dr. Toland has over 17 years of practical experience working in the areas of public and community health while earning her degrees and teaching in higher education.
Dr. Toland earned her Doctorate of Health Education in 2012 from A.T. Still University located in Kirksville, Missouri with the focus of STD prevention in adolescence. She recently returned to school and received her Clinical Master of Social Work degree from Troy University, Troy, Alabama where she specialized in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the veterans and active duty military populations. She has a personal connection to CSU as she has a BS in Heath Science and an MPA from the university. Her research interests include but are not limited to: mental health as a public health issue, substance and alcohol abuse, and sex health.