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Health Sciences

Melody S. Madlem

 

Professor

Office: Purser Hall
Phone: 509-963-1971
Email: Melody.Madlem@cwu.edu

Current Vita

Education

  • Ph.D. Education (Community Health), Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1993
  • M.S. Ed. Guidance and Counseling, Eastern Illinois University, 1985
  • B.A. Psychology, Eastern Illinois University, 1984.

Experience:

  • Central Washington University
    • Director of Strategic Planning--Reports to the President
    • Chair: Central Washington University Faculty Senate 2012-2013
    • Editor; Washington State Journal of Public Health Practice; 2008--March, 2013
    • Chair: PESPH Department--Summer 2011 & 2012
    • Program Director: Public Health Education Program, 2007--2013
    • Professor of Community/Public Health, 2007--Present
    • Associate Professor of Communiy/Public Health, 2001
    • Assistant Professor of Community/Public Health, 1999
  • Baylor University, 1994-1999
    • Assistant Professor of Health Education

Courses Taught:

HED - Health Education / PUBH - Public Health

  1. HED 101 - Health Essentials
  2. HED/PUBH 209 - Consumer Health
  3. HED/PUBH 230 - Foundations of Health
  4. HED/PUBH 310 - Community Health
  5. HED/PUBH 320 - Environmental Health
  6. HED 321 - Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS
  7. HED 340 - Technological Applications on HED
  8. HED/PUBH 370 - Current Trends: Reducing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
  9. HED/PUBH 370 - Current Trends: Spirituality, Health, and Healing
  10. HED/PUBH 380 - Epidemiology
  11. HED 387 - Stress Management
  12. HED/PUBH 410 - Community Health
  13. HED/PUBH 412 - Health Aspects of Aging
  14. HED 422 - Methods of Health Promotion
  15. HED/PUBH 440 - Social Marketing
  16. HED/PUBH 442 - Field Work and Experience in HED
  17. HED/PUBH 445 - Professionalism
  18. HED 460 - Controversial Issues
  19. HED/PUBH 470 Population Health Assessment and Research
  20. HED 471 - Program Planning I
  21. PUBH 471 - Program Planning and Implementation
  22. HED 472 - Planning II
  23. PUBH 462 - Program Evaluation
  24. HED/PUBH 475  - Health Administration
  25. HED/PUBH 490 - Cooperative Education
  26. HED/PUBH 496 - Independent Study
  27. HHPR 580 - PE Grant-Writing
  28. HED 596 - Graduate Independent Study
  29. HHPR 700 - Thesis

Select Publications

C. Papadopoulos, M. Berdis, M. Madlem, B.E. Saelens, J.F. Sallis, L. Frank, A. King   (2011)Differences in neighborhood characteristics and physical activity between older adults in metropolitan and micropolitan counties. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 43(5), S720.

Bridges, K., & Madlem, M.  (2007).  Yoga, physical education, and self-esteem:  Off the court and onto the mat for self-esteem.   California Journal of Health Promotion, 5(2), 13-17.

Madlem, M., Booth, C., & Goodloe, N.  (2004).  Utilizing a coalition model to address clean air:  One school’s moldy debate. The Community Psychologist, 37, 4, 7-9.

Select Presentations:

C. Papadopoulos, M. Berdis, M. Madlem, B.E. Saelens, J.F. Sallis, L. Frank, A. King (June, 2011) Differences in neighborhood characteristics and physical activity between older adults in metropolitan and micropolitan counties. American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Denver, CO.

Madlem, M., & Papadopoulos, H. (2008,October).  Communicating with the field: Yes you can publish!.  WSPHA/DOH Joint Conference on Health, Yakima, WA.

Madlem, M., & Farmer, G. (2007, November).  Evaluation of a modified prime for life curriculum in Central Washington.  Poster Session presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Bridges, K., & Madlem, M. (2007, June). Yoga, PE, and self-esteem:  Mind/Body connections that work.  Poster Session presented at the International Union of Health Education and Health Promotion World Congress, Vancouver, BC.

Madlem, M. & Elliott, K.  (2007, June).  Pre-Nursing and public health pipelines: Creating the mojo and the flow.  Poster Session presented at the International Union of Health Education and Health promotion World Congress, Vancouver, BC.

Madlem, M. et.al.  (2003, November).  Male contributions to Hispanic pregnancy prevention.  Poster session presented at the American Public Health Association National Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Madlem, M. et.al.  (2003, November).  Hanging on the telephone: Messaging to youth through calling cards.  Poster session presented at the American Public Health Association National Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Interests

Fly fishing, riding my Harley, Spirituality, hiking, foraging for wild mushrooms, nature

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