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Alcohol and Other Drugs:

Dennis Lorenz, Associate Professor of Human Development (Psychology).
Drugs and behavior. Brain function and learning. Addiction: all ages, including drugs, gambling, eating and others. Gambling: college students, adults and teens. Body weight: obesity, anorexia and bulimia. Sleep: normal and abnormal.
465-2535. lorenzd@uwgb.edu.

Marlene Regan-Osmanski, Alcohol and Other Drugs Coordinator, Sex Assault Prevention Coordinator.
Alcohol and other drugs (student use), alcohol and other drug education/prevention. Eating disorders. Sexual assault.
465-2380. reganm@uwgb.edu.

Cancer and Other Chronic Diseases:

Sue Mattison, Dean, College of Professional Studies.
Cancer and other chronic diseases (cardiovascular, osteoporosis, diabetes); specifically, risk factors, racial disparities, screening issues, interpreting research.
465-2171. mattisos@uwgb.edu.

Community Health:

Christine Vandenhouten, Assistant Professor of Nursing.
Community health nursing. HIV/AIDS. Social justice. Impact of poverty on health outcomes. Immersion/simulation learning face to face and virtual worlds (e.g., Second Life). Health policy. Assessment of education outcomes. Adult education (educational technology).
465-2994. vandenhc@uwgb.edu.

Eating Disorders:

Dennis Lorenz, Associate Professor of Human Development (Psychology).
Drugs and behavior. Brain function and learning. Addiction: all ages, including drugs, gambling, eating and others. Gambling: college students, adults and teens. Body weight: obesity, anorexia and bulimia. Sleep: normal and abnormal.
465-2535. lorenzd@uwgb.edu.

Marlene Regan-Osmanski, Alcohol and Other Drugs Coordinator, Sex Assault Prevention Coordinator.
Alcohol and other drugs (student use), alcohol and other drug education/prevention. Eating disorders. Sexual assault.
465-2380. reganm@uwgb.edu.

Food Science:

Le (Leanne) Zhu, Assistant Professor of Human Biology.
Food chemistry, mineral fortification, functional foods.
465-2354. zhul@uwgb.edu.

Health and Welfare Issues Regarding Children and Families:

Denise Bartell, Associate Professor of Human Development.
Family relationships, especially marriage, parenting and mate selection. Healthy family relationships. Romantic relationships. Friendships. Development of relationships in youth, young adults and throughout the lifespan. Relationship education. College Student development.
465-5041. bartelld@uwgb.edu.

Stephanie Reilly, Director, NEW Partnership for Children and Families.
Health and welfare issues regarding children and families.
465-2866. reillys@uwgb.edu.

Health Behaviors:

Regan A. R. Gurung, Professor of Human Development (Psychology).
Stress and coping. Close relationships. Health behaviors, focusing on the role of social support. Body image. Smoking cessation.
465-5679. gurungr@uwgb.edu.

Ryan C. Martin, Associate Professor of Human Development (Psychology).
Anger (primary area), aggression and violence. Mental illness causes, diagnosis and treatment.
465-2322 (o), 920-609-5663 (cell). martinr@uwgb.edu.

Health Issues Pertinent to University Setting:

Denise Bartell, Associate Professor of Human Development.
Friendships. Development of healthy relationships in youth, young adults, especially related to dating, violence and communication. Relationship education. College student development.
465-5041. bartelld@uwgb.edu.

Amy Henniges, Director of University Counseling and Health Services.
Health issues pertinent to the university setting.
465-2380. hennigea@uwgb.edu.

Marlene Regan-Osmanski, Alcohol and Other Drugs Coordinator, Sex Assault Prevention Coordinator.
Alcohol and other drugs (student use), alcohol and other drug education/prevention. Eating disorders. Sexual assault.
465-2380. reganm@uwgb.edu.

Human Relationships:

Denise Bartell, Associate Professor of Human Development.
Family relationships. Romantic relationships. Friendships. Development of relationships in youth, young adults and throughout the lifespan. Relationship education. College student development.
465-5041. bartelld@uwgb.edu.

Regan A. R. Gurung, Professor of Human Development (Psychology).
Stress and coping. Close relationships. Health behaviors, focusing on the role of social support. Body image. Smoking cessation.
465-5679. gurungr@uwgb.edu.

Christine Smith, Assistant Professor of Human Development (Psychology/Women’s and Gender Studies)
Psychology of women. Body image and weight. Romantic and interpersonal relationships. Lesbian and gay issues. Prejudice and stereotyping. The impact of social class (classism).
465-5124. smithc@uwgb.edu/.

Infectious Diseases:

Donna Ritch, Associate Professor of Human Biology and Biology.
Infectious diseases. Anatomy and physiology.
465-2274. ritchd@uwgb.edu.

Christine Vandenhouten, Assistant Professor of Nursing.
Community health nursing. HIV/AIDS. Social justice. Impact of poverty on health outcomes. Immersion/simulation learning face to face and virtual worlds (e.g., Second Life). Health policy. Assessment of education outcomes. Adult education (educational technology).
465-2994. vandenhc@uwgb.edu.

Nutrition:

Karen Lacey, Senior Lecturer Emerita. Former UW-Green Bay Dietetics Director.
Nutrition. Dietetics as a profession.
465-2681. laceyk@uwgb.edu.

Debra Pearson, Associate Professor of Human Biology (Nutritional Sciences).
Human nutrition. Possible health benefits of phenolic compounds in plant-derived foods (e.g., tea, rosemary, grape seed extracts, chocolate). Sports nutrition. Nutrition and pregnancy. Diabetes. Osteoporosis. Cancer.
465-2280 (o), 845-1528 (h). pearsond@uwgb.edu.

Le (Leanne) Zhu, Assistant Professor of Human Biology.
Community nutrition. Ethnic influences on nutrition. International nutrition.
465-2354. zhul@uwgb.edu.

Pharmacology:

Craig Hanke, Associate Professor of Human Biology (Biology).
Functions of the organ systems. Effects of drugs in the treatment of disease. Functions of the nervous system. Controversies in science and religion.
465-5039. hankec@uwgb.edu.

Physiology:

Craig Hanke, Associate Professor of Human Biology (Biology).
Functions of the organ systems. Effects of drugs in the treatment of disease. Functions of the nervous system. Controversies in science and religion.
465-5039. hankec@uwgb.edu.

Sleep Disorders:

Dennis Lorenz, Associate Professor of Human Development (Psychology).
Drugs and behavior. Brain function and learning. Addiction: all ages, including drugs, gambling, eating and others. Gambling: college students, adults and teens. Body weight: obesity, anorexia and bulimia. Sleep: normal and abnormal.
465-2535. lorenzd@uwgb.edu.

Sports Physiology:

James Marker, Associate Professor of Human Biology (Biology).
Physiology of exercise. Sports physiology.
465-2230. markerj@uwgb.edu.

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