David O Anderson

Title
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department
Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
College
College of Arts & Sciences

Office Hours

0830-1030 Pacific Time

David O. Anderson received his Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Environmental Health and PhD in Environmental and Occupational Health from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He currently serves as a Adjunct Faculty Member in the Graduate Program at Embry-Riddle Worldwide University and was an Assistant Professor for 10 years at a major university in Texas, teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses. Dr. Anderson has over 45 years of experience in various industries including electronic manufacturing, chemical and chemical process research and development, geothermal electrical generation, transportation, and private consulting, where he  has also been an Expert Witness in many environmental, health and safety litigation cases.

Dr. Anderson has earned the professional designations of Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP), and Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA).  In addition to managing a private consulting company, he has numerous publications and presentations pertaining to issues such as environmental health, occupational health, safety, fire prevention, and ergonomics; he also has competitively won various training contracts in these areas for 21 years with the US Navy and US Marine Corps.


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Human Ecology and Environment Health: Public Health, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
  • M.P.H. - Master of Public Health in Public Health, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Funeral Service: Public Health, University of Central Oklahoma

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) - The Board for Global EHS Credentialing (BGC)
  • Certified Safety Professional - Board of Certified Safety Professionals
  • Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) - Institute of Professional Environmental Practice
  • Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) - The Board for Global EHS Credentialing (BGC)

  • MSHF 624: Ergonomics and Biomechanics
  • SFTY 611: Indst'l Hygiene & Toxicology