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Physical Education School and Public Health

Melody S. Madlem, PhD, CHES

Melody S. Madlem

 

 

CWU Director of Strategic Planning

Professor

Office: Barge Hall 311
Phone: 509-963-2130
Email: madlemm@cwu.edu

CWU page: www.cwu.edu/~madlemm

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

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