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Lincoln Gibbs, EdD, MPH, CHES

Lincoln Gibbs, EdD, MPH, CHES

Dean's Office
Phone: (231) 591-2273
Email: [email protected]


  • EdD, Northern Illinois University, Adult & Health Education
  • MPH, Northern Illinois University, Public Health, Community Health
  • MEd, Cleveland State University, Adult Learning and Development
  • BBA, Northwood University, Marketing/Management
  • AA, Baker College, Management


Dr. Gibbs is Dean and Professor of Public Health in the College of Health Professions at Ferris State University (Michigan).

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Book
    Gibbs, L., Gibbs, M. (2016). "Dental Cooties: A Tale of Oral Hygiene,"
  • Journal Article
    Gibbs, L. (2012). "Let’s Talk about G-E-R-M-S: Educating Elementary School Students about Germs and Hand Sanitation," Health Education Teaching Techniques Journal. 2 (9).
  • Journal Article
    Harrist, S., Cho, Y., Gibbs, L., Koch, J. (2011). "Student Motivation for Service Learning Abroad," Academic Exchange Quarterly. 15 (1).
  • Journal Article
    Woolsey, C., Kensinger, W., Gibbs, L., Divin, A. (2010). "NCAA Student-Athlete Energy Drink Use," Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 42 (5).


  • Oral Presentation
    Seiferlein, M. R., Gibbs, L., Hegenauer, J. D., Assessment Institute in Indianapolis, "Developing an HLC Quality Initiative: A Decentralized Approach," Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, (October 24, 2017).
  • Oral Presentation
    Habashy, N. (Author & Presenter), McIntosh, K. (Author & Presenter), Gibbs, L. (Author & Presenter), The Forum's Eleventh Annual Conference, "Are You Being Served? Design and Assessment of International Short-Term Service-Learning Programs," New Orleans, Louisiana, (2015).
  • Oral Presentation
    Darr, S., Gibbs, L., Elmore, K., Rice, J., Behrend, K., AAC&U Centennial Annual Meeting, "Education that Empowers: A Model for Global Learning and Flourishing," Washington, D.C, (2015).
  • Oral Presentation
    Gibbs, L. (Author & Presenter), Davis, R. (Author & Presenter), Perry, K. (Author & Presenter), Annual Health Disparities Conference, "An Exploratory Factor Analysis of the Gibbs Health Belief Model Questionnaire (GHBMQ) for Prostate Cancer Screening among African American Men," Columbia University, New York, New York, (2014).
  • Oral Presentation
    Gibbs, L. (Author & Presenter), Nobiling, B. (Author & Presenter), MAHPERD Convention, "Educating Generation NEXT: Using a Socio-Ecological Model for Health Promotion among Youth," Hunt Valley, Maryland, (2014).