• Position: Professor, Division Director
  • Department: School of Health Sciences
  • Division:  Community Health Division
  • Campus Address: Health Professions Building 2207
  • Phone: 989-774-3392
  • Email: fishe1jb@cmich.edu
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Planning and Evaluation, Community Health, Healthy Lifestyles, Multicultural Education
  • HSC 106: Healthy Lifestyles
  • HSC 222: Sexuality in Health Education
  • HSC 317: Community Health
  • HSC 418: Professional Aspects of Health Education
  • HSC 419: Community Health Education, Assessment, Planning and Program Evaluation
  • HSC 532: Diversity Issues in the Health Professions Program Evaluation

Degrees and Universities:

Bachelor of Science: Central Michigan University
Master of Science: Ball State University
Ph.D.: University of Utah

Professional Organizations:

Eta Sigma Gamma
Society for Public Health Education
Great Lakes Chapter - Society for Public Health Education
American School Health Association
American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance


Bensley, R.J. and Brookins-Fisher, J. (2009)  Community Health Education Methods:  A Practical Guide, Second Edition.  Sudbury, MA:  Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Research Areas:

Program Evaluation
Diversity Issues