Professor Randall Cottrell received his doctorate in Health Education from The Pennsylvania State University in 1982. He has conducted research and published in the areas of worksite health promotion, coordinated school health, and program evaluation. He has written textbooks on stress management, weight control, foundations of the profession, and most recently research methods.
Dr. Cottrell teaches graduate courses in Health Planning, Research Methods, and Health Behavior Change. He also serves as Graduate Program Director and Program Coordinator for the Health Promotion and Education Program. In April 2004, Dr. Cottrell served a two-year term as President of the American Association for Health Education.