Thomas Clobes

Contributing Faculty
College of Management and Human Potential
Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

Dr. Clobes spent over 20 years in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, bringing relevant real-world experience to the classroom. His research interests range from diabetes patient adherence to health policy and clinical use of medical cannabis. His education includes a B.S. in Biology, a B.S. in Psychology, an M.S. in Administration, and a Ph.D. in Health Sciences. Dr. Clobes has been teaching in various formats since 2009.


PhD, Rutgers University

MS, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

MS, Unknown

BS, Unknown

Public Service

Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, Board Member -

Awards / Honors

Recognition for Best Practices in Service Learning, California State University Channel Islands, 2018

Hero for Healing Candidate, Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, 2017


Clobes, T. (2022). Introduction to the United States Healthcare System.

Clobes, T. (2017). Visual Reminders and patient compliance of type 2 diabetes. Journal of Diabestes and Metabolism

Clobes, T. (2023). Artificial intelligence for accessibility and inclusion.


Clobes, T. (2023). OER for social justice: Removing barriers for historically underserved college students..

Longo, B. A., Alonge, H., Clobes, T., Spivey-Brown, G. (2017). Impact of huddles on safety culture in long-term care: an action research case study. . American Public Health Association