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Sheila Simons

Professor - Advisor & Graduate Coordinator

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  • Health
  • Public Health

A specialist in the field of epidemiology and human diseases, Dr. Simons offers lectures/workshops on common infectious diseases, and the history and distribution of disease. Dr. Simons is also a trainer for Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT). She is a former firefighter with LFPD Station 1 where she served as the station's first female lieutenant. During her tenure as a firefighter, Dr. Simons offered training on blood borne pathogens, and natural and man-made disasters. Dr. Simons joined the Department of Health Studies Faculty in August of 1992.


  • B.S. Eastern Illinois University, 1991
  • M.S. Eastern Illinois University, 1992
  • Ph.D. Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, 2002


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Phone: 217-581-6207

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