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Michele Pettit

Associate Professor
Public/Community Health Edu
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Specialty area(s)

Mental and emotional health to include stress and coping, violence and injury prevention, health risk behaviors, health equity, teaching strategies, and professional preparation

Current courses at UWL

HED 207 Youth Health Issues

HED 345 Issues in Mental and Emotional Health

HED 425/525 Violence and Injury Prevention


PhD (Health Education), Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

MPH, University of Illinois at Springfield

BS (Health Science/Community Health) and Minor in Psychology, Truman State University



Kathy A. DeBarr Ph. D., Department of Public Health, University of Illinois at Springfield and Michele Pettit, Public Health and Community Health Education, co-authored the article "SROs and School Violence: A Perspective on Roles and Training Needs" in Journal of School Health published on Nov. 14 by American School Health Association.

Submitted on: Nov. 30, 2022