• Position: Professor, Division Director
  • Department: School of Health Sciences
  • Division:  Community Health Division
  • Campus Address: 2207 Health Professions Building
  • Phone: 989-774-3392
  • Email:
  • Courses:
    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
  • Area(s) of Expertise:
    Planning and Evaluation
    Community Health
    Healthy Lifestyles
    Multicultural Education

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