Editor, Journal or Alcohol and Drug Education
Professor, Environmental & Occupational Health
School of Public Health, University of Nevada – Las Vegas
Manoj Sharma, MBBS, Ph.D., MCHES® is a Professor of Social and Behavioral Health in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health in the School of Public Health and Editor of Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education. He is a public health physician with a medical degree from the University of Delhi and a doctorate in Preventive Medicine (Public Health) from The Ohio State University. He is also a master certified health education specialist certified from the National Commission on Health Education Credentialing. In his career, spanning over 30 years, he has trained/taught over 6,000 health professionals at 13 national and international universities working full time or part-time. He is a prolific researcher and as of October 2020 had published 10 books, over 290 peer-reviewed research articles, and over 450 other publications and secured funding for over $4 million (h-index 37, i-10 index 147, and over 7,000 citations). He has been awarded several prestigious honors including American Public Health Association’s Mentoring Award, ICTHP Impact Award, PHEHP Section’s J. Mayhew Derryberry Award, William R. Gemma Distinguished Alumnus Award from the College of Public Health Alumni Society at the Ohio State University and others.