Lisa Baatz
Name
Lisa Baatz
Title
Instructor of Health Studies

 

Phone
(570) 422-3294
Campus Address
DeNike 214A
Kelly Boyd
Name
Kelly Boyd
Title
Associate Professor of Health Studies, Graduate Coordinator for the MS in Health Education

B.S.E., 1990, Truman State University
M.S., 1991, Eastern Kentucky University
Ph.D., 2005, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

Phone
(570) 422-3560
Campus Address
DeNike 242

Dr. Boyd received her Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Her expertise is rooted in accreditation and the health education standards review process. She chaired the national committee that rewrote the "2018 Initial Health Education Teacher Education Standards." And, most recently, she co-authored a book titled, "Guidelines for the 2018 Initial Health Education Teacher Education Standards."

Christina Brecht
Name
Christina Brecht
Title
Instructor of Health Studies

B.S., 1976, Pennsylvania Sate University
M.P.H., 1981, University of Michigan

Phone
(570) 422-3565
Campus Address
DeNike 247

Prof Brecht has been on the faculty at ESU for more than 20 years. She is also a licensed Dietitian and maintained a private practice for many years in the area. She has also developed and coordinated work site wellness programs for private industry and has served as a consultant to several social service and health organizations in our community.

Christine Fisher
Name
Christine Fisher
Title
Assistant Professor of Health Studies

B.S., 2009, East Stroudsburg University
M.P.H., 2011, East Stroudsburg University
Ph.D., 2014, University of Toledo
CHES, 2014

Phone
(570) 422-3748
Campus Address
DeNike Center for Human Services 241

Dr. Fisher teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in both the HPE and public health programs. Currently teaching HLTH 210, HLTH 537,HLTH 546, HLTH 555, HLTH 563.

Clare Lenhart
Name
Clare Lenhart
Title
Associate Professor of Public Health, MPH Graduate Program Coordinator,  Director Institute for Public Health Research & Innovation

B.S., 2002, University of Pittsburgh
M.P.H., 2012, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Ph.D., 2012, Temple University

Phone
(570) 422-3727
Campus Address
DeNike 245

Dr. Lenhart is a chronic disease prevention researcher, teacher, and leader of our MPH program in Community Health. She is deeply involved in coalitions aimed at improving the health of our rural region and maintains an active research agenda with many opportunities for student engagement.

Mary Jane O'Merle
Name
Mary Jane O'Merle
Title
Instructor of Health Studies

B.S., 1969, East Stroudsburg University
M.S., 1975, East Stroudsburg University

Phone
(570) 422-3674
Campus Address
DeNike 248
Alyson Patascher
Name
Alyson Patascher
Title
Instructor of Public Health

B.S., 2000, East Stroudsburg University
M.P.H., 2002, East Stroudsburg University

Phone
(570) 422-3401
Campus Address
DeNike 214B

Professor Patascher interests include health and wellness promotion, program planning and implementation, grant writing, women's health, alcohol and drug prevention and college health issues.

Kimberly Razzano
Name
Kimberley Razzano
Title
Professor of Health Studies, Department Chair

B.S., 1993, Springfield College
M.P.H., 1994, East Stroudsburg University
Ph.D., 2005, Marywood University

Phone
(570) 422-3693
Campus Address
DeNike 250A

Dr Razzano has been a Professor at ESU since 2003. She specializes within areas of school health pedagogy and assessment as well as within areas of human sexuality.  She was the president of PSAHPERD in 2012.  She has served as the Department Chair since 2013.

Elaine Rodriguez
Name
Elaine Rodriguez
Title
Instructor of Public Health & Undergraduate Internship Coordinator

B.S., 1980, University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras, PR
M.P.H., 2002, East Stroudsburg University

Phone
(570) 422-3562
Campus Address
DeNike 221

I teach courses in the Health Services Administration and Community Health programs. My research has been in the areas of Minority Health, Access to Care, and Global Health.

Steve Shive
Name
Steve E. Shive
Title
Professor of Health Studies, Director of Undergraduate Public Health Programs

B.S., 1985, University of Scranton
M.T.S., 1996, Santa Clara Univeristy, Jesuit School of Theology
M.A., 1996, Fordham University
M.P.H., 1997, East Stroudsburg University
Ph.D., 2000, Temple University

Phone
(570) 422-3330
Campus Address
DeNike 239

Teaches courses in Substance Abuse Education, Emergency Care, Community Health, Grantwriting, Health Behavior Theory, Health Program Planning & Evaluation, and Health Administration. Research interests include: Nutrition, Substance Abuse, Adolescent Tobacco use and cessation, Cancer Control-especially among Minority populations, Environmental health, Heart Disease, Infectious Diseases, emergency care training and education, Community Based Participatory Research and Outreach.

Kristina Zwolenik
Name
Kristina Zwolenik
Title
Instructor of Public health

B.S., 2014, Pennsylvania State University
M.P.H., 2016, East Stroudsburg University

Phone
(570) 422-3041
Campus Address
DeNike 243

Courses Taught: Foundations of Epidemiology in Public Health (HLTH 261), Environmental Determinants of Community Health (HLTH 271), Promoting Lifetime Wellness (HLTH 105)

Contact Us

For additional information about our programs, please contact the department secretary at (570) 422-3702 or email at bwhite22@esu.edu.

Contact Information

Campus Address
DeNike Center for Human Services
Phone:
(570) 422-3702
Fax:
(570) 422-3848 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair Health Studies
Name
Kim Razzano
Phone:
(570) 422-3693