Randall Russell Cottrell
Date:2010-09-30 17:10 


      Randall R Cottrell is professor of health promotion and education, at the University of Cincinnati and a member of the Board of Directors of Society for Public Health Education; Attendee of the Galway International Consensus Conference where we developed the Domains of Core Competencies for Health Educators, He is also the Lead Author of Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion & Education and Health Promotion & Education Research Methods,

      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.

       Randall Cottrell was also the President of American Association for Health Education (AAHE); The AAHE works to serve health educators by developing standards, resources and services related to the health education profession. The organization also fosters research and advocates for health issues. 


      In January 2011, Randall Cottrell came to China serves as a Fulbright scholar.  He is now working in Hangzhou at Zhejiang University where he is teaching an introductory course on health education in the US and a course on health behavioral theory to public health and medical students.