Eli Bermudez, MS, PhD

Eli Bermudez, MS, PhD

Dean, Dixie State University College of Health Sciences

Dr. Bermudez was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He earned a B.S. in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico, M.S. in Environmental Sciences from the School of Public Health at the University of Puerto Rico, and his PhD in Environmental Health Sciences from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).  He served for 22 years as a tenured faculty member, Department Chair of Applied Health Sciences, and Interim Dean of the College of Health and Human Services at Indiana State University.  At Indiana State University, he taught a variety of courses in environmental health and served as a committee member for numerous master’s theses and dissertations.  His scholarship includes 18 peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals, 85 professional presentations, and 29 grants awarded, all in the disciplines of environmental health, and public health. He is currently the dean of the College of Health Sciences at Dixie State University in Saint George, Utah.