Travis Heggie, Ph.D.


  • Position: Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-2395
  • Email:
  • Address: 210 Eppler North

B.S., University of Hawaii at Hilo
M.S., Texas A&M University
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Current Research Interests:
Dr. Travis Heggie is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow (Faculty of Travel Medicine) and is the Chair of the Expedition and Wilderness Medicine Specialty Group in the International Society of Travel Medicine.  He is the former Public Risk Management Specialist & Tort Claims Officer for the U.S. National Park Service and is on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Travel Medicine, Travel Medicine & Infectious Disease, and the International Journal of Travel Medicine & Global Health.  Dr. Heggie’s area of specialization is in Travel & Wilderness Medicine as it applies to the health, safety, and legal aspects of the travel, tourism, outdoor recreation, leisure, adventure sport, and hospitality fields.  He is presently conducting research projects in East Africa, Southern Africa, and the Arabian Peninsula.

Updated: 11/10/2022 12:54PM