Dr. Ellen Glickman is a recognized expert in the area of environmental physiology with ~100 original, full-length papers in scientific journals, 3 technical reports and 1 book chapter. She is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM), a reviewer for many of the top journals in her field, including Medicine in Science and Sport and Exercise, European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology and Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine. She has been an invited lecturer at numerous national (i.e., The American College of Sports Medicine, Wilderness Medical Society) and international conferences (International Conference of Environmental Ergonomics (ICEE), Oxford University Roundtable, government research laboratories (i.e., Brooks AFB, US Army Research Institute Environmental Medicine USARIEM) and Universities. In 2001, The Wilderness Medical Society Awarded Dr. Glickman their Research Award for their Outstanding Scientist. Dr. Glickman has partnered with Orbital Research Inc., (Cleveland, OH) a STEM initiative, to enhance our knowledge in the area of environmental physiology with technology to better understand human physiology.
Dr. Glickman received her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh from 1989 -1995. She was part of the Department of Kinesiology at Louisiana State University and had an environmental physiology laboratory at Pennington Biomedical Research Center. In 1995 Dr. Glickman joined the faculty at Kent State University and has continued her work in acute cold exposure. She started at USARIEM as a National Research Council Scientist and continue served as a contract employee with USARIEM as part of the Military Nutrition Division.
Dr. Glickman has been Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on numerous externally funded projects during her time at Kent State University. She has obtained a patent with one of her former doctoral students that involves an insole to help individuals with ulcerations on their feet. She currently is the School Director for the School of Health Sciences mentoring her colleagues and students in exercise science, health education, athletic training, integrated health sciences and speech pathology and audiology.
- The Wilderness Medical Society Research Award for Outstanding Scientist, 2001