Environmental and Occupational Health

Hana Osman

Hana Osman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director of the Sunshine Education & Research Center Continuing Education Program

Contact Info

Office: NEC 302
Voice Mail: (813) 974-0989
Fax: (813) 905-9935
Email: hosman@health.usf.edu
 Education and History

Came to USF



B.Sc. University of Rochester, 1970
M.S.S.W. University of Missouri, 1972
Ph.D. University of South Florida, 2001


Public Health
Social Work


Public Health
Health Care Ethics
Medical Ethics
Research Ethics
End of life Decision Making
Proxy Decision Making

Other Information

Curriculum Vitae


Hana Osman received her B.Sc. in psychology and sociology from the University of Rochester (1970), M.S.S.W. in social work from the University Missouri (1972), and Ph.D. in public health from the University of South Florida (2001). From 2001 to 2003 she worked at the USF Florida Mental Health Institute focusing on aging and mental health research, then in 2003 she transferred to the faculty of the USF College of Public Health Department of Community & Family Health. In 2007 she accepted the position of Director of the Continuing Education and Hazardous Substances Training Programs at the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health NIOSH funded Sunshine Education & Research Center.

Dr. Osman teaches health care ethics, public health, and public health ethics courses at the doctoral, masters, and undergraduate levels. She serves on the University of South Florida Institutional Review Board (IRB), and she is the Vice Chair of the Jaeb Center for Health Research IRB. She is a member of the Bayfront Health and the LifePath Hospice ethics committees. Dr. Osman is also a member of the USF Graduate and Undergraduate Councils.