George Hack

George Hack, PhD, MEd

Associate Dean For Educational Affairs

Business Phone: (352) 273-6377
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About George Hack

George Hack, PhD, MEd, is the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions’ Associate Dean for Educational Affairs and a Clinical Associate Professor in the department of Occupational Therapy. Dr. Hack received his PhD in Educational Technology from the University of Florida and has designed online and face-to-face instruction in a variety of environments, including secondary, undergraduate, graduate, professional, adult vocational training, and military schools.

At the University of Florida, Dr. Hack has served in various roles, working in the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences as a coordinator of extension nutrition education programs, teaching graduate and undergraduate technology courses in the College of Education, and as assistant director for instruction and information systems in the Health Science Center Libraries. He has also collaborated on the Compendium for Children’s Health with a team of international physicians, setting up an online environment for pediatricians to receive instruction in Community Pediatrics.

Dr. Hack’s research interests include human-computer interactions in learning as well as pedagogy influenced by situated and grounded learning theories. In addition, he has served ten years in the military, with four years of active duty in the Marine Corps.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
RSD6900 College Classroom: Teaching Process and Practice
HSC3057 Research Methods and Issues in Health Science
PHC7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
PHC6700 Social and Behavioral Research Methods
EEL7979 Advanced Research
PHC7979 Advanced Research
EME6609 Instructional Design
RSD7979 Advanced Research
PHC6941 MPH Applied Practice Experience

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)


Contact Details

(352) 273-6377