Dr. Scott McPhee is an adjunct member is our Master of Public Health program. Prior to coming to BPU, Dr. McPhee served as South University’s Dean for the College of Health Professions. In this capacity, he oversaw the academic development, implementation and accreditation of the Medical Assisting, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Psychology, Anesthesia Assistant, Community Mental Health Counseling, Physician Assistant, and Occupational Therapy Doctorate programs. Dr. McPhee has also served as the Inaugural Dean, School of Health Sciences at Indiana Wesleyan University and Associate Dean for the College of Health Sciences and Nursing at Belmont University. He has worked as an occupational therapy practitioner, manager, researcher and educator for over 45 years. Prior to his academic career, he spent 21 years in the Army Medical Specialist Corps retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Dr. McPhee’s extensive professional experience at the national level has resulted in being awarded the Marquis’ Who’s Who in America Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018. He has served a variety of local, regional, national and international committees and councils. Dr. McPhee has written over 25 journal articles and book chapters. He currently serves on three professional editorial boards and has previously served on two other nationally recognized peer reviewed journals. His research area of interest is in community health and program development.