Ted Coleman, PhD, CHES

Ted Coleman, PhD, CHES
Title: Professor
Office: PS-216
Email: coleman@csusb.edu
Phone: (909) 537-5537
Fax : (909) 537-7037
Education: PhD (1983); Purdue University
MHEd (1980), BA (1979); BYU
AA (1973); Anderson College (SC)

Dr. Ted Coleman, Professor and Department Chair in Health Science and Human Ecology, has taught at Purdue University, Utah State University, and Kennedy-Western University, where he also served as Chancellor. As a consultant and trainer for education, business, and government, he has conducted hundreds of national and international workshops and seminars in addition to his experience as a hospital administrator and corporate trainer for Bayer Diagnostics. For many years, he was a Senior Trainer and Trainer of Trainers for Quest International, Lions-Quest Canada, and the International Renewal Institute (IRI).
Research and Teaching Interests: Dr. Coleman is an active member and officer in several national professional organizations; he is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the American College Health Association (ACHA) and presents regularly at national and regional conferences. His research interests include the area of thanatology (the study of death, dying, grief, and mourning); the effects of effective patient training on glycemic monitoring and control (i.e., how people with diabetes keep track of and maintain proper blood glucose levels); the influence of internalized stress, homophobia, and heterosexism on the health status of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals; health issues of men; and spirituality as a dimension of health among various populations.

Professional Specialties:

• Teaching Effectiveness
• Training of Trainers
• Diabetes Education
• Human Sexuality
• Gender Studies
• Men’s Health Issues
• Death and Dying
Publications : Publications
Courses/Teaching: Here at CSUSB, Dr. Coleman has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses, including HSCI 550 (Health Aspects of Death and Dying), HSCI 501 (Health Status and Determinants of Health), HSCI 423 (Health and Wellness of Older Adults), HSCI 367 (Human Disease Mechanisms), NSCI 325 (Perspectives on Gender), HSCI 310 (Health and Human Sexuality),NSCI 306 (Expository Writing for the Natural Sciences), HSCI 218 (Stress Management), and HSCI 120 (Health & Society: An Ecologic Approach). He is the founding Director of the Palm Springs Institute for Environmental Sustainability (PSIES), a long-time member of the Advisory Board of the University Center for Developmental Disabilities (UCDD), and the Institutional Review Board (IRB), and a member of the CSUSB Teaching Academy. He is also on the faculty of the International Summer University (ISU) in Fulda, Germany and is a popular presenter at various universities in and around Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Personal Website: http://health.csusb.edu/Coleman.htm