Anthony Peluso, DrPH

Assistant Professor
Glendale, AZ

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Dr. Anthony Peluso is an Assistant Professor in the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Program. He has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Science and Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh and both Master and Doctor of Public Health degrees from East Tennessee State University. Dr. Peluso is located on the Midwestern University (MWU) Glendale Campus. In addition to teaching the M.P.H. Program, Dr. Peluso advises M.P.H. dual degree students, provides guest lectures and assists with case study exercises in other MWU programs, serves as the co-faculty advisor of the Sun Protection Outreach Teaching by Students (SPOTS) club, and conducts research. Broadly, his research interests lie at the intersection of sexual and reproductive health, contraceptive access, and health policy. In line with these interests, his current projects focus on LGBTQ+ experiences in healthcare settings, direct pharmacy access to contraception, and reproductive life planning. 

Assistant Professor

Glendale, AZ

College of Graduate Studies - AZ
College of Graduate Studies - IL

College of Graduate Studies

Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)


East Tennessee State University | 0 | M.P.H.
East Tennessee State University | 0 | DrPH
University of Pittsburgh | 0 | B.S.

Courses Taught

PUBHG 512 Design of M.P.H. Practicum

PUBHG 516 Behavioral and Social Aspects of Public Health

PUBHG 631 Epidemiology of Emerging Infectious Diseases

PUBHG 660 Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response



Waring M, Baker K, Peluso A, May C, Pagoto S. Content analysis of Twitter chatter about indoor tanning. Transl Behav Med. 2019;9(1):41-47. doi:10.1093/tbm/iby011