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MPH faculty members are:
  • accessible to their students
  • respectful of others
  • welcoming of diverse backgrounds and perspectives
  • actively engaged in reseach and public health servives
  • Anna Tresidder
    Anna Tresidder
    Interim Program Director, Assistant Professor
    Riverpoint 234
    Phone: 509.828.1490
    Fax: 509.828.1370

    Anna Foucek Tresidder is a tenure-track Assistant Professor at Eastern Washington University, Spokane, WA.  Prior to her appointment at Eastern Washington University she was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Health at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon.  She completed her Health Systems and Policy from the College of Urban and Public Affairs at Portland State University, Portland, Oregon in 2013.  Her dissertation study examined the institutional context needed to support and legitimize team-based practice for the elderly.  Prior to teaching at Pacific she was an adjunct instructor for the Oregon Masters of Public Health program, where she taught graduate level classes for students at Portland State and Oregon Health and Science University for ten years.  Dr. Foucek Tresidder also worked with the Layton Aging and Alzheimer's Center at Oregon Health and Science University, from 2004-2009.  She has been an independent evaluation and research consultant specializing in health and social programs for 12 years. From 1996-1999 she was a Community Development and Program Manager with the US Peace Corps, where she served in Siansundu, Zimbabwe.

  • Rebecca Stolberg, RDH, MSDH
    Rebecca Stolberg, RDH, MSDH
    Interim Department Chair - Public Health and Health Administration, Professor of Dental Hygiene
    Health Sciences Building 160
    Phone: 509-359-6247
    Fax: 509-828-1283
    • BS Dental Hygiene, Eastern Washington University
    • MSDH, University of Missouri, Kansas City

    Professor Stolberg has been at Eastern since 1998. In the 2015-16 academic year, she served as Interim Associate Dean of EWU's College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (CSTEM). Prior to that, she served as chair of the Dental Hygiene Department at EWU Spokane for over 15 years.

    At Eastern, Professor Stolberg has taken the Dental Hygiene Department through two successful accreditation self-studies and site visits, both resulting in perfect ratings, and has raised over $461,000 in grant monies for the department. She serves as adjunct clinical faculty for both the University of Washington School of Dentistry and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. She is active on numerous national review boards, holds several leadership roles in the American Dental Hygiene Association, and is one of three dental hygiene leaders selected nationwide to serve in the American Dental Education Association.

    *Currently on Sabbatical until August 2017.

  • Patricia Richards
    Patricia Richards
    Lecturer of Public Health
    EWUC Room 231
    Phone: 509.828-1481

    Patti Richards is a lecturer in the Masters of Public Health program and the Interim Program Director for the Bachelors of Science in Health Sciences program. She comes to Eastern Washington University with many years of experience in Public Health (tobacco, HIV/AIDS, Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response, and Adolescent Health Education) and with Greater Spokane Emergency Management. Her background also includes Higher Education experience at Eastern Washington University, University of Idaho, Gonzaga, and Washington State University, 28 years in Emergency Medical Services, and 15 years as a deputy coroner.

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