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About David Gilliam

Dr. Gilliam's research interests focus on coral reef ecology as applied to restoration, assessment, and monitoring. His projects have strong resource management goals through collaboration with local, State, and Federal agencies. Research efforts include: investigating the basic ecology and potential restoration of Acropora cervicornis populations, two long-term SE Florida reef monitoring projects, and assessing the success of several reef restoration projects and investigating methods to improve restoration success. In addition to collaborating with resource managers on research projects, he actively works with and advise managers on marine and coastal issues.Dr. Gilliam is currently Vice Chairman for the Coral Advisory Panel for the South Atlantic Fisheries Management Council. He works very closely with the Florida Department of Environmental Protect (FL DEP) and NOAA sponsored Southeast Florida Coral Reef Initiative. He is also an advisor for FL DEP and FL Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on reef damage and restoration issues.

Positions

2006 Present Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
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1999 Present Chairman Diving Control Board, Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
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19982006 Research Scientist, Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
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19982000 Adjunct Faculty Member, Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
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19921997 Research Assistant, Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
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Education

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1999 PhD Ocean Sciences, Nova Southeastern University ‐ Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
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1992 M.S. Marine Biology, Nova Southeastern University ‐ Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
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1988 B.S. Marine Science and Biology, University of Miami
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Contact Information

Voice: 954-262-3634
Fax: 954-262-4098

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