2022 STAR Educator Recipient: Michael Charlton, PhD, CHP, CIH, CSP, CHMM, CFI

Dr. Michael CharltonMichael Charlton, PhD, CHP, CIH, CSP, CHMM, CFI

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Radiology

Nomination Submission:
Dr. Charlton is compassionate about the field of Health Physics and spends his time mentoring graduate students in the Radiological Sciences program in the field of Medical Health Physics. He utilizes powerpoints, videos, one-on-one problem solving techniques, and prepares each individual that graduates to take the Certified Health Physicist exam and pass. Through his mentorship with graduate students there have been various diagnostic physicists, therapeutic physicists, and health physicists graduate, obtain board certification, and work in prominent academic cancer centers across the United States.

Dr. Charlton serves as a consultant in the School of Public Health mentoring students obtaining their Masters in Public Health and some obtaining their DrPH or PHD in Public Health. His role model and mentorship in the field of Public Health has helped numerous safety professionals obtain Director roles at various academic, research, and clinical campuses as the Head of Environmental Health & Safety. Dr. Charlton continues to motivate learners and colleagues related to teaching through his TownHalls and presentations on topics such as H1N1, COVID-19, and other pandemics throughout his career. He educates others on the current safety practices and motivates others to join in the educational front through collaborative TownHalls for the institution.

His educational background, dedication to the field of Public Health, and his support of his students and the community through the most recent pandemic and in the Safety Field has served as a role model for others and motivated others to dedicate their lives towards the same community support and serving.

Dr. Charlton’s Faculty Profile