Jeanne Freeman Ph.D., CHES

Assistant Professor, Community Health Program

Office: Carver 101C


Jeanne Freeman



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Ph.D. in Health Sciences from the University of Arkansas; M.S. in Nutrition from the University of Nevada, Reno; B.S. in Health Sciences with a minor in Biology from La Sierra University.

Research Interests  

The impact of media on health-related behaviors; Osteoporosis prevention among men and premenopausal women; Injury prevention.


Dr. Jeanne Freeman is an Assistant Professor in the Community Health program. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). Dr. Freeman is passionate about her teaching and works to incorporate her background in health education and her research into her classes.

Outside of her teaching, Dr. Freeman enjoys spending time outdoors, with her family, and cooking. Taking hikes, playing with her young son, and laughing with her husband help Dr. Freeman to balance her work life.

Prior to coming to Western, Dr. Freeman was an Assistant Professor at California State University, Chico. She feels honored to be among and able to teach the outstanding students at Western.

Courses Taught  

HLED 151: Society and Drugs
HLED 345: Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
HLED 432: Organization and Administration of Community Health Programs
HLED 447: Community Health
HLED 455: Health Education Grades K-8
HLED 465: Program Evaluation and Research Design

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