Dr. Ashley S. Love


ashleyloveDr. Ashley S. Love is a dedicated public health professional who inspires her students' love of learning and teaching. She is a multi-disciplinary professional with extensive experience in health education, program design, management and evaluation across public, governmental and academic sectors.

Her educational training was completed at Columbia University, New York. She is certified in public health through examination by the National Board of Public Health Examiners in the United States. She served as the State Epidemiologist of Delaware and managed the H1N1 pandemic in 2009.

Dr. Love has held academic positions in both traditional and online settings for over two decades on three different continents and is an award-winning educator. She was a National Institute Aging Summer Fellow. Dr. Love is active in national professional and academic organizations. She is also an active-duty Air Force military spouse.

Dr. Love believes in interprofessional collaboration for innovation in education. She motivates and mentors her students to achieve their fullest potentials to be better prepared for the workforce and become leaders in their fields to make a positive impact.

Research Interest

Education of healthcare professionals, health quality issues across the lifespan, epidemiology, nutrition, gerontology, mental health, disaster response and telehealth/telemedicine.

Personal Interest

Reading, hiking with my family and friends, meditation and traveling


Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.

- Pope John XXIII


Doctor of Health Sciences
Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences
Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Doctor of Public Health
Mailman School of Public Health
Columbia University, New York, NY

Master of Public Health
Mailman School of Public Health
Columbia University, New York, NY

Master of Science in Human Nutrition
Vagelos College of Physician and Surgeon
Columbia University, New York, NY

Bachelor of Arts
Barnard College
Columbia University, New York, NY

Contact Information

Dr. Ashley S. Love
Associate Professor
(210) 829-3171