Glaser, Debra

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor
Health & Phys Ed/ Gs Studies

Phone: 718-262-5127
Office Location: HP-208
dglaser@york.cuny.edu

Office Hours  
Monday  8:30-9:30AM and 3-4PM 
Thursday  By appointment 
Friday  12-1PM 

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
EDD  Columbia University  Health Education  2007 
MA  Columbia University  Health Education  2002 
BA  SUNY Binghamton  Fine Arts  2001 
Debra Glaser is an Assistant Professor of School Health Education K-12. She holds degrees in Health Education (EdD, ’07, MA, 02) from Columbia University and Fine Arts (BA, ’01) from SUNY Binghamton. In addition, she holds a NYS Heath Teacher (K-12) Certificate. Dr. Glaser’s research focuses on the associations between social relations, quality of life, and chronic illness. She is interested in how the social context of children’s lives may influence health behaviors and the well-being of children who have asthma and allergies. Dr. Glaser has a strong interest in improving the quality of life of children that have asthma and allergies, particularly though the development and implementation of evidence-based educational, behavioral, and social interventions

Areas of Expertise

Global Health Promotion and Education in Schools (Pre-K-12th grade) and Worksites
Breastfeeding and Children's Health
Food Allergies and Asthma in School Children
Social Support and Psychological Adjustment to Life Events and Stress

Books in Field Of Expertise

Glaser, DB. Allergies, Chronic Disease Encyclopedia. CA: ABC Clio Publishers, In Press, 2014. 4, single spaced.

Glaser, DB. Children's Health. CA: ABC Clio, In Press, 2014. 5, single.

Glaser, DB. Asthma, Chronic Disease Encyclopedia. CA: ABC Clio Publishers, In Press, 2014. 4,single spaced.

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Grosskopf, N.A., LeVasseur, M.T., & Glaser, D.B.. "Use of the Internet and mobile-based “apps” for sex-seeking among men who have sex with men in New York City: A first look." American Journal of Men's Health. in press, accepted February 2014: 30.

Glaser, D. and Gonzolez, L.. "Reflections on a Collaborative, Interdisciplinary, Project-Based Summer Immersion Program for Rising Ninth Grader." DisCover. 2.1 Spring 2010: 145-155.

Lepore, S. J., Glaser, D., & Roberts, K. "On the positive relation between received social support and negative affect: A test of the triage and self-esteem threat models in women with breast cancer." Psycho-Oncology. 17(12) 2008: 1210-5.

Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise

Gerena, L & Glaser, D. "Action Research In Higher Education: Using a Tuning Protocol to Improve Oral And Written Communication Skills, Critical Thinking Skills, And Reflective Practice Through Engagement and Active Participation." Proceedings from The 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Educatio. 12 January 2012: 106-115.

Gerena, L. & Glaser, D.. "Developing A Mechanism for Increasing Communication Skills, Critical Thinking and Reflective Practice: The Tuning Protocol. Honolulu, HA. January 2011. (Based upon research funded by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning: CETL)." Proceedings from The 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education: Honolulu, HI. 11 January 2011: .

Gerena, L, Glaser, D, & Keiler, L. "Using A Tuning Protocol (TP) As A Means To Improve College Students’ Reflective Practice, Higher-Level Critical Thinking, And Communication Skills." International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) Madrid, Spain. 9 Nov 2009: .

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Tools for Healthier Schools: Using the CDC’s School Health Index (SHI) " November 5, 2013: Health Nets Conference, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

" Improving Breastfeeding Awareness through a Coordinated School Health Education Initiative " November 3, 2013: American Public Health Association Conference, Boston, MA.

" Inequities in Breastfeeding Success and Health Outcomes in the United States " March 16, 2013: Health Disparities Conference; Poster Presentation, New York, NY.

" Action Research In Higher Education: Using a Tuning Protocol to Improve Oral And Written Communication Skills, Critical Thinking Skills, And Reflective Practice Through Engagement and Active Participation " January 2012: Hawaii International Conference on Education.

" Developing A Mechanism for Increasing Communication Skills, Critical Thinking and Reflective Practice: The Tuning Protocol " January 2011: Hawaii International Conference on Education 2011: Honolulu, HI.

" Using A Tuning Protocol To Improve Student Reflection, Higher Order Thinking Skills, Communication Skills, Engagement, And Active Participation In Higher Education Contexts " November 2010: International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI). Madrid Spain.

" Using A Tuning Protocol (Tp) As A Means To Improve College Students’ Reflective Practice, Higher-Level Critical Thinking And Communication Skills " November 16, 2009: International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation in Madrid.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Teachers College Health Education Department Fellowships: 2002, 2003, 2004.

Kappa Delta Pi International Honors Society in Education: December 2002.

Teachers College, Dr. Shirley A. Sacks Scholarship: May 2001.

Grants-In-Aid

Office of the CUNY Dean for Continuing Education, The Importance of the Pipeline: Development of an Urban Undergraduate Public Health Training Program. July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014: $12,000.

Title III CETL Grant, Using a Tuning Protocol to Affect Millennial Students’ Reflective Practice, Communication Skills and Critical Thinking Skills. 2009-2010: $3000.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

American Cancer Society and Centers for Disease Contron Division of Adolscent and School Health Higher Education Academy Member: 2010-present.

American School Health Association, member: 2010-present.

York Early College Summer Academy Planning Team: 2009-present.

American Public Health Association, member: 2007-Present.

American Red Cross CPR, AED, First Aid, Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor Certification: 2007 to the present.

New York State Health Teacher PreK-12 Certification: 2004.

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Glaser, Debra
Assistant Professor
Health & Phys Ed/ Gs Studies