Sheila Patterson, PhD

Cleveland State University

Associate Professor, Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

Contact Information

Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
Cleveland State University
2485 Euclid Avenue 162 Julka Hall
Cleveland OH 44115-2214

Phone: 216.687.4875
Fax: 216.687.5410
Email: s.m.patterson@csuohio.edu

Southern Illinois University, PhD
Southern Illinois University, MS

Biography

Dr.Sheila Patterson is the current MPH Program Coordinator and Chairperson of the Health & Human Performance Department at Cleveland State University. She has been active in scholarship and service related to the professional preparation of health educators. She teaches in graduate courses in Measurement and Evaluation, Ethics and Health Behavior and Theories of Health Behavior.

Research Interests

  • Economics and effectiveness of fitness screening
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Online learning and pedagogy
  • Technology and physical activity

Practice Interests

  • Economics and effectiveness of fitness screening
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Online learning and pedagogy
  • Technology and physical activit
  •  Mixed methods research
  • Needs assessments/CBPR

Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health Involvement

  • Faculty appointment
  • Program Coordinator, Cleveland State University
  • Admissions Committee member
  • Program Coordinating Council member
  • Capstone preceptor

Capstone or Practicum Areas of Expertise

  • Survey research
  • Public health planning (local/state)
  • Patient education and health behavior
  • Food politics
  • Program evaluation