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Mark Tillman

Mark Tillman, Ph.D., FACSM

Dean, Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences

College of Health Science

Email address  mtillma3@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7977
Resume or CV  CV
Office location  College of Health Science Bld

Dr. Mark Tillman was appointed as the Dean of the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences on June 1, 2020 after gaining over 20 years of experience in higher education. Prior to his current appointment, he served as Dean of the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services at Kennesaw State University, Dean of Health and Human Services at Troy University, and Chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion at Troy University. After his initial training in Engineering, he earned his doctorate in Biomechanics at the University of Florida. Dr. Tillman subsequently served as an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at the University of Florida over a 13 year period. In his 21 years of University service, he has served as chair or dean for seven years, taught over 10,000 undergraduate students, served on over 100 graduate student committees, been named Teacher of the Year at the college level twice, and recognized nationally as a Distinguished Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Tillman’s research is focused on lower extremity biomechanics and biomechanics for special populations. His interdisciplinary work has resulted in 80 refereed publications, 20 funded grants, and numerous scientific presentations. His specific leadership training includes participation in the Troy University Chancellor’s Fellows Program and National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education Leader Development Workshops.