Profile for Robert Jecklin

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FirstGeneration badge, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
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EagleAtWork badge, School Health Education & History minor

Specialty area(s)

  • Health Aspects of Aging
  • Community-based Primary Care, Managed Care, State Health Departments, and Voluntary Health Agencies.
  • Research Interests: Retelling human stories of health-related learning.

Brief biography

Taught at UW-La Crosse 1979-1984, 2006-present
24 Years Full-Time Practice Experience Including Work in School Health Programs, Health Care, Voluntary Health Agency, and Public Health Agencies

Current courses at UWL

PH 200 Public Health for the Educated Citizen

HEd 320 US Healthcare System

HEd 473 Health Aspects of Aging


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.

Teaching history

I have taught at Western Illinois University, Rush Medical College, and in Azerbaijan at Khazar University, Azerbaijan Medical University, and Center for Health Reform.

Professional history

Nuisance Officer, Beloit City Health Department

School Health Coordinator, Clinton Community Schools

Teenage Medical Services, Minneapolis

Hazel Park Family Practice Residency, St. Paul

Western Illinois University

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 1979-84

Director of Health and Nutrition Education, ANCHOR HMO, Chicago

Area Executive-Chicago Loop, American Cancer Society

State Director of Public Health Education, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

Executive Director, Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers

Executive Director, Great Mines Health Center

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 2006-present

Fulbright Scholar to Azerbaijan, 2014, 2018