Office: KHS 112
Phone: (985) 549-5252
Dr.P.H, Preventative Care
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, 1984
M.P.H., Health Education/Nutrition
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA., 1983
B.S., Human Physiology
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK., 1979
Honors/ Awards/ Certifications
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
Certification in Public Health (CPH)
Hubbard, R.W., Will, A.D., Peterson, G.W., Sanchez, A., Gillan, W.W., and Tan, S.A. (1992) Elevated plasma glucagon in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neurology 42, 1532-1534.
Gillan, W.W., Naquin, M. (2003). The Louisiana youth risk behavior survey: Comparing results from 1997, 1999, 2001. LAHPERD Journal 63, 2, 29-32
Synovitz, L., Gillan, W.W., Wood, R. (2006). An exploration of college students' complementary and alternative medicine use: Relationship to health locus of control and spirituality level. American Journal of Health Education (in press).
Gillan, W.W., Carroll, A. (2000) "Food Service Managers In Louisiana: Factors that Influence Nutrition Education" American School Food Service Association, St. Louis, MO.
Gillan, W.W., Cole, D.S., Zarco, E.P., Burns, L., Davis-Taylor, S. (2001) "Summer Institute at the Excellence in Health and Education Project" CDC National Leadership Conference, Washington, DC.
Carroll, A., Laird, N., Gillan, W.W. (2004) “The picture of health and the Louisiana school health index.” AAHPERD Annual Convention. New Orleans.
Gillan, W.W., Cole, D., Burns, L. (2005) Developing effective youth peer educators. 2005 National HIV Prevention Conference (June 12-15). Atlanta, GA.
Gillan, W.W., Cole, D., Burns, L. (2005). Effects of peer education on youth HIV/AIDS knowledge and attitudes. American Public Health Association Annual Convention (Dec 10-13). Philadelphia.
Gillan, W. (2002) Team Nutrition Training. USDA grant for summer institute training through Division of Nutrition Assistance, Louisiana Department of Education conducted through Excellence in Health and Education Project (EHEP). $102,000.
Gillan, W. (2002) HIV/AIDS Education. CDC grant through Louisiana Department of Education conducted through EHEP. $66,000.
Gillan, W. (2003) LA Dept. of Education Division of Nutrition. Conduct two years of Team Nutrition training. $98,000.
Gillan, W. (2004) LA Dept. of Education. Conduct HIV/AIDS training through EHEP. $86,044
Gillan, W. (2004) LA Dept. of Education Division of Nutrition. Conduct two years of Team Nutrition training. $116,908.
Gillan, W. (2005) LA Dept. of Education HIV/AIDS and Teen Pregnancy Prevention Education through the Excellence in Health and Education Project $106,807.
Gillan, W. (2006) LA Dept. of Education HIV/AIDS, Safe and Drug Free Schools, Teen Pregnancy Prevention Education through the Excellence in Health and Education Project. $189,000.
American Association for Health Education
American Public Health Association
Louisiana Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance