Clotilde Dudley-Smith, Ed.D, MPA, RDH

Clotilde Dudley-Smith, Ed.D, MPA, RDH

Assistant Professor , Health Science and Leadership

Professional Interests

  • Membership Committee for the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions
  • Member CT Medical Examining Board
  • Member of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions
  • Reviewer for the ASAHP Journal of Allied Health
  • 2017 Board Member for National Celiac Disease Foundation
  • Co-Leader of the International Association of Eating Disorders (CT Chapter, Education Division)
  • Academic Leader for SHU-Well Living Learning Community
  • Chair, Professional Performance Committee for Health Science Department
  • Chair, Faculty Affairs Committee
    • Member Faculty Affairs for College of Health Professions
    • Health Science Club Advisor
    • SHU Presidential Seminar 2012-2013
    • Member Peer Mentoring Committtee
    • Member of the University Academic Affairs Council
    • Member of College of Health Professions Academic Coordinating Council
    • Member of College of Health Professions Awards Committee
    • Member of College of Health Professions Interdisciplinary Committee  

Degrees and Certifications


    • EdD., Educational Management, University of Bridgeport
    • MPA, Public Administration/Health Care Administration, University of New Haven
    • BS, Health Science/Dental Hygiene, University of Bridgeport


    • Dental Hygiene
    • Connecticut Distance Learning

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Care
    • Improving Health Care Quality and Safety
    • Professional Interactions/Communications in Health Care Settings
    • Health Care Seminar
    • Health Care Leadership
    • Human Growth and Development
    • Health Research Senior Capstone
    • SHU WELL Living Learning Community

Research Interests and Grants

    Research Interests:

    • Teaching Professors Conference-Washington DC, May 2016. Presented research on “Education and Prevention of Eating Disorders in College Students”

    • Association for Prevention Teaching and Research-Charleston, SC. March 2015 Presented research on “Interdisciplinary courses for health science students"

    • Teaching Professors Conference- New Orleans, LA May 2013 Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions – Orlando, FL

    • October 2013. Presented research on the “importance of a health care seminar for health science students”.


    • Sacred Heart University, College of Health Professions Grant for Interdisciplinary Research.  Worked with psychology colleague regarding the education and prevention of eating disorders in college students.

Publications and Presentations

Clotilde Dudley-Smith

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: Tues: 12:15-2PM, Wed: 11AM-1PM, Thurs: 9-11AM
  • Location:
    Health Science and Leadership
    Ctr for Healthcare Education CHCE*N193
    College of Health Professions
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