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Faculty

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 Ph.D.in 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.

  • Donna Mann, OTD, MEd., OT/L
    Donna Mann, OTD, MEd., OT/L
    Interim Department Chair - Public Health and Health Administration, Associate Dean, College of Health Science and Public Health, and Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy
    Eastern Washington University Center
    Phone: 509-828-1489
    Fax: 509-828-1285
  • 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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