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Wendy Cheesman

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Program Director, BS in Health Professions
Assistant Professor of Instruction




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


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.