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Dr. Allan M. Hoffman

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Chief Executive Officer

Ottawa University
10020 N. 25Th Avenue
Phoenix , Arizona 85021
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1865, Ottawa University is a comprehensive, not-for-profit educational institution affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA. Ottawa University's...   more

Employment History

  • Campus Executive Officer
    Ottawa University
  • Chief Executive Officer and President
  • President
    Santa Barbara Graduate Institute (an affiliate of the TCSES
  • Vice President for Academic Affairs
    Hartnell College
  • Vice President and Assistant Superintendent
    Hartnell College
  • Chief Executive Officer, Vice President, Executive Officer, Dean and Professor
    Hartnell College
  • President Emeritus
    Santa Barbara Graduate Institute
  • Director and Founder
    Center for the Prevention of Community Violence

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Fellow
    Kellogg Company
  • Board Member
    Center for the Prevention of Community Violence


  • Ed.D.
    Teachers College
  • B.S. magna cum laude
    University of Hartford
  • M.A. degrees
    Teachers College
36 Total References
Web References
Allan M. Hoffman, Ed.D., ..., 10 June 2014 [cached]
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. Dr. Hoffman has been a visiting scholar, adjunct professor, clinical professor, and professor at several institutions in the US and globally.
Dr. Hoffman 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. He 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. Dr. Hoffman is the recipient of numerous awards and honors associated with his teaching/research and his efforts to prevent community violence and resolve conflict creatively. He 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.
Allan is married to Annie Marie Hopkins Hoffman and they have four children, Emily, Andrew, Heather and Alexis and two grandchildren, Elijah and Benjamin.
Allan Hoffman to Lead ..., 14 June 2010 [cached]
Allan Hoffman to Lead Santa Barbara Graduate Institute
Allan Hoffman to Lead Santa Barbara Graduate Institute
Allan Hoffman, a recognized scholar and veteran human services administrator, has been appointed as president of Santa Barbara Graduate Institute, known for its cutting edge graduate degree programs in somatic psychology, prenatal and perinatal psychology that focus on integration of the whole human being-mind, body and spirit. Hoffman assumes leadership of the institution today.
Allan Hoffman has been appointed as president of Santa Barbara Graduate Institute
Hoffman has spent almost 40 years working in higher education leadership and health care. He has served as CEO, vice-president, executive officer, dean, and professor at post-secondary institutions including Ottawa University, University of Southern California, State University of New York at Buffalo, Cal State at Dominguez Hills, Des Moines University, Compton Community College, and Hartnell College. He has published extensively, has served on the editorial board and as a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Allied Health and Journal of Public Health, and has authored several books focusing on leadership, managing colleges and universities, and total quality in higher education.
As dean and professor of Health Care Management and Public Health at Des Moines University- Osteopathic Medical Center (Iowa), Hoffman founded the Center for the Prevention of Community Violence and continues to volunteer and write extensively on violence prevention. He is a certified health education specialist and holds two master's degrees and a doctorate in education from Columbia University Teachers College, where he was named a Kellogg Fellow.
"I am honored to have been selected as the next president of SBGI and to continue the visionary work of cofounders Dr. Marti Glenn and Ken Bruer," said Dr. Hoffman.
American Public Health Association - News Room, 14 Aug 2006 [cached]
Editors: Randal W. Summers and Allan M. Hoffman
The book,s editors, Randal W. Summers, PhD, MS, and Allan M. Hoffman, EdD, CHES, MA, address the public health issue of elder mistreatment, from physical harm to financial abuse and neglect, in community and residential care settings as the number of people ages 65 and older expands to beyond 70 million by 2030, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Hoffman, vice president for academic affairs at Hartnell College in Salinas, Calif., is a nationally recognized expert on issues associated with violence and violence prevention.
,Elder abuse is a public health problem as well as a criminal justice issue , it is an epidemic that affects the community as a whole,, Rother wrote. ,I second the call by Summers and Hoffman to foster collaborative efforts, particularly with the criminal and civil justice systems, and to enhance public awareness of elder abuse.,
Allan Hoffman, vice ..., 30 July 2007 [cached]
Allan Hoffman, vice president/assistant superintendent at Hartnell College, is one of four candidates selected for final interviews for president at San Bernardino Valley College.
AIHA - Connections Vol.6, No. 10 - October 2001, 10 Oct 2001 [cached]
Allan Hoffman (second from right) and Robert Weissinger, presenters at the Samara Domestic Violence Prevention conference, listen to opening remarks during the event.
Allan Hoffman, professor and dean of Des Moines University's College of Health Sciences and director of the Center for the Prevention of Community Violence in Des Moines, Iowa, shared domestic violence statistics and trends with attendees during his presentation on developing an appropriate response to domestic violence.Noting that spousal or partner abuse-from physical to emotional to sexual to psychological-is the most unreported crime in many countries, Hoffman provided several characteristics exhibited by victims of abuse and abusers.
Emphasizing the need to change social perceptions of domestic violence from a private issue to public policy, Hoffman encouraged coordinated responses and cooperation between community stakeholders-physicians, psychologists, legal professionals, and religious leaders, for example-to address domestic violence and the needs of victims.
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