Positions

Overview

  • Hiller is an associate professor of health management and policy, having come to UNH from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. From 1999 to 2001, he was a Faculty Fellow in UNH's office of the Vice President for Research and Public Service while continuing to teach in both the department's undergraduate and graduate programs. From 2001 until 2003, he served as a visiting scholar in the Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) and the Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Cancer Society (Atlanta, GA). His current scholarly activities include examining the governing authority of local boards of health by state statutes, university/college tobacco prevention and control policies, and ethical issues associated with tobacco prevention and control activities, ethical issues associated with immunization policies and practices.

    In July 2009, Hiller received the New England Regional Director's Award for Dedicated Service to Public Health from the National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH). A longtime national leader in the American Public Health Association (APHA) resulted in his receipt of a Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service from the Association's Committee on Affiliates in November 2007 and an Exceptional Leadership and Service Award from the Association's Executive Board in November 2006. In April 2005, his alma mater, the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, presented him with the Margaret F. Gloninger Award for Community Service. In 1999, Hiller was the recipient of the University of New Hampshire's Alumni Association Award for Excellence in Public Service, and in 1998, the New Hampshire Public Health Association's (NHPHA) honored him with its Presidential Service Award. He has been a National Endowment for Humanities (NEH) Fellow in medical ethics at the University of Virginia, a fellow at the Hastings Center, and a visiting faculty member in the Ethics Program of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and in the Muskie Institute of the University of Southern Maine. Currently, he serves on the Oversight Committee of the American Medical Association's Ethical Force Program, chairs the Society of Public Health Education's Ethics Committee, and sits of the APHA's Ethics Special Interest Group (of which he was one of the founders), and the American College Health Association's Ethics Committee. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of and contributor to Medical Ethics Advisor. He is also an active member of multiple tobacco prevention committees of national public health organizations. Hiller was the project director of the New Hampshire Turning Point Initiative, a statewide strategic planning effort to strengthen the State's public health system in the 21st century, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson and W.K. Kellogg foundations. He remains active in the American Public Health Association (APHA), National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH), and the Society for Public Health Education. More regionally, he remains involved with both the Maine Public Health Association and the New Hampshire Public Health Association. Locally, he sits on the executive committee of the York County (Maine) District Public Health Council, an advisory body to the Maine CDC, and is a long-standing member of Wentworth Douglass Hospital's standing Bioethics Committee, among many other professional and civic organizations. He is the author/editor of two books, Medical Ethics and the Law Implications for Public Policy (1981) and Ethics and Health Administration Ethical Decision Making in Health Management (1986) and, has authored journal articles and delivered professional/scientific papers on a variety of public health and ethical issues and policies.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2014 Public health system partnerships: role for local boards of health in preparing the future public health workforce.Journal of Community Health.  39:29-34. 2014

    Teaching Activities

  • Frankenstein to Dolly, & Beynd Taught course 2018
  • Introduction to Public Health Taught course 2018
  • Frankenstein to Dolly, & Beynd Taught course 2017
  • Introduction to Public Health Taught course 2017
  • Introduction to Public Health Taught course 2016
  • Health Ethics Taught course 2016
  • Introduction to Public Health Taught course 2016
  • Public Health:Hist & Practice Taught course 2016
  • Introduction to Public Health Taught course 2015
  • Health Ethics Taught course 2015
  • Introduction to Public Health Taught course 2015
  • Public Health:Hist & Practice Taught course 2015
  • Independent Study Taught course 2014 - 2015
  • Frankenstein/Dolly/Bynd Taught course 2014
  • Introduction to Public Health Taught course 2014
  • Health Ethics Taught course 2014
  • Introduction to Public Health Taught course 2014
  • Public Health:Hist & Practice Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.S. Biological&Biomedical Sci.Rel., University of Pittsburgh
  • M.P.H. Pop & Fp, University of Pittsburgh
  • Ph.D. Health&MedicalAdminServices, University of Pittsburgh
  • Full Name

  • Marc Hiller