Wendy Cheesman

Assistant Professor of Instruction
Program Director
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Office
Pearson Hall 243

Biography

Wendy Cheesman comes to Temple with 22 years of experience as an educator and clinical preceptor in a CAATE-approved athletic training curriculum. She has developed and taught courses in pharmacology, medical terminology, clinical assessment, clinical practica and public health. Areas of service have included Title IX compliance and enforcement and cultural competency training around medical services for traditionally marginalized populations. Most recently, she has served as the Family Planning/Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Coordinator for Alder Health Services. This role included laying a foundation for a new grant within the agency infrastructure and updating the cancer screening program to make it inclusive for gender diverse populations.

Education

  • DPT, Temple University
  • MPH, Health Policy and Ethics Concentration, Creighton University
  • MS, Physical Therapy, University of Rhode Island
  • BA, Sports Medicine, Messiah College

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

ATHT 5245

General Medical Conditions in Athletic Training

Graduate

HRPR 1001

Public Health: The Way We Live, Work and Play

Undergraduate

HRPR 2106

An Introduction to Holistic Practices and Integrative Medicine

Undergraduate

HRPR 3096

Cultural Competency in Health and Healthcare

Undergraduate

HRPR 4096

Introduction to the Narrative in Patient-Centered Health Care

Undergraduate

KINS 3096

Cultural Competency in Health and Healthcare

Undergraduate