Allan M. Hoffman, Ed.D., CHES
Allan M. Hoffman, Ed.D., CHES, is a nationally recognized expert and is frequent guest on radio, television and often quoted in news articles concerning violence issues.
Dr. Hoffman is President Emeritus of the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute, which was a niche school of psychology and health sciences merged into the Chicago School; he served as CEO-Ottawa University, Arizona among other executive and faculty roles.
Among his past accomplishments, he was Director and founder of the Center for the Prevention of Community Violence, Des Moines University- Osteopathic Medical Center (Iowa) where he served as Dean, and Professor of Healthcare Management and Public Health .
He is an experienced educator and human-healthcare services administrator.
has been a visiting scholar, adjunct professor, clinical professor, and professor at several institutions in the US and globally.
has published extensively and authored several books focusing on violence and violence prevention.
He has served on the editorial board or as a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Allied Health, Journal of Public Health, and Police Practice and Research: An International Journal.
has provided consulting services to schools, colleges/universities, and health care agencies, business organizations and governments in multinational settings.
He earned his B.S. magna cum laude from the University of Hartford, and received two M.A. degrees and an Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University where he was named a Kellogg Fellow.
He is a Certified Health Education Specialist.
is the recipient of numerous awards and honors associated with his
teaching/research and his
efforts to prevent community violence and resolve conflict creatively.
received a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from the Congress of the United States
of America and a Special Recognition Award from the Executive Office of the President of the United States
, Office of National Drug Control Policy
is married to Annie Marie Hopkins Hoffman and they have four children, Emily, Andrew, Heather and Alexis and two grandchildren, Elijah and Benjamin.