Community Health Education Section/Public Health Unit Faculty
Cedergren, Anders, ABD, CHES, Lecturer:
M.Ed. (Health Education), University of Cincinnati;
B.S. (Health Promotion and Education), University of Cincinnati. Specialty area: Comprehensive workplace health promotion.
|Duquette, R. Daniel, Ed.D.,
Professor, Department Chair: Ed.D. (Health Behavior/Education),
State University of New York-Buffalo; M.S. (Environmental Health
Science), University of Rhode Island-Kingston; B.S. (Biology),
State University of New York-Brockport. Specialty Areas:
Environmental Health, Cancer Prevention/Education, Biometry,
Evaluation, Research, and Statistics, Alternative Health and
124 Mitchell Hall
|Gilmore, Gary D., Ph.D., Professor and Director, Graduate Community
Health/Public Health Programs (MPH & MS-CHE): Ph.D. (Public Health Education),
University of Tennessee Knoxville; M.P.H. (Public Health
Education and Epidemiology), University of
Minnesota-Minneapolis; B.A. (Biology/Genetics), Hope
College-Holland, Michigan. Specialty Areas: Epidemiology and
Public Health Issues, Family Health and Wellness, Cancer
Prevention and Detection, Psychological Type and Preference,
National Health Educator Competencies Update Project (Chair),
Violence and Injury Prevention, Global Health (Fulbright Scholar
and Fulbright Chapter President), La Crosse Wellness Project
(Director), Community-Based Participatory Research, Behavioral
Screening & Intervention, and Motivational Interviewing.
201 Mitchell Hall
|Jecklin, Robert A. Jr.,
Assistant Professor, Ph.D. (Continuing and Vocational Education)
University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.P.H. (Public Health
Education) University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; B.S. (School
Health Education) University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Experience:
Community-based Primary Care, Managed Care, State Health
Departments, Youth Programming, and Voluntary Health Agencies.
Research Interests: Retelling human stories of health-related
learning; exploring connections between educational attainment
and health status; and organizing strategies for health
205 Mitchell Hall
|Pettit, Michele L., Associate
Professor, PhD (Health Education), Southern Illinois University,
Carbondale; MPH, University of Illinois at Springfield; BS
(Health Science/Community Health), Truman State University.
Professional Interests: stress/coping, health communication,
health risk behaviors, health disparities, teaching strategies,
and professional preparation.
207 Mitchell Hall
|Rees, Keely S., Ph.D., CHES,
Associate Professor, Director Undergraduate Community Health
Education Program. Education: PhD (Health Education) University
of New Mexico; MS (Exercise Physiology/Health Behavior) South
Dakota State University; BA (Health Education) University of
Minnesota-Morris. Areas of Specialty: Women’s Health (pregnancy,
exercise, maternal & child health) Adolescent Health Behaviors;
Nutrition Education; Foundations of Health Education
217 Mitchell Hall
Skemp-Arlt, Karen M., Ph.D., HFS, CSCS, Assistant Professor:
Ph.D. (Kinesiology), University of Minnesota; M.Ed. (Physical
Education/Athletic Administration), North Dakota State
University; B.A. (Education/Sociology), University of San Diego.
Areas of Specialty: Nutrition and performance, Alternative
Nutrition, Nutrition education, Body Image and eating patterns
across various populations, Fitness across the lifespan
212 Mitchell Hall
MPH, Lecturer: MPH University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
Areas of Specialty:
nutrition, worksite wellness, health and wellness coaching.
204 Mitchell Hall
Ph.D., MCHES, Assistant Professor: Ph.D. (Health
Education and Recreation), Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Carbondale IL.; M.S. (Health, Physical Education and
Recreation), Utah State University, Logan UT.; B.S., Health
Education Specialist (Community Health Education), Utah State University, Logan UT.
Areas of Specialty: Veteran’s Health Issues, Health Literacy,
Motivational Interviewing, College Student Health and Underage
drinking, and Community Capacity and Social Capital.
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