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EIU Department of
Health Promotion

Faculty and Staff Listing

Dr. Lauri J DeRuiter-Willems, Assistant Professor and Honors Coordinator

Office: 4301 - Klehm Hall
Phone: 2175815761
Email: ljderuiterwillems@eiu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Frequently Taught Courses

HPR 4175 - Health Professions Seminar
HPR 2700 – Marketing Concepts for Health Promotion Professionals
HCM 4910 – Applied Health Communication
HPR 3000 - Health Concepts for Teachers

 
Additional Courses Taught

HST 2270 – Community Health
HST 4800 – Drugs and Society
HST 4993 - Promoting Health and Wellness in the Classroom and Community
HST 2000 - Human Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education

B.S. Eastern Illinois University, 1986
            Physical Education, Professional Writing
 
M.S. University of North Texas, 1988
            Health & Fitness Management, Marketing
 
Ph.D. Indiana State University, 2018
            Teaching and Learning 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Organizations

SOPHE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research

 

 

 

Selected Publications

Hillier, N. & DeRuiter-Willems, L. J. (November, 2018). Health Citizenship: Engaging Students in Community Wellness. Accepted for presentation  at the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, St. Charles, IL

DeRuiter-Willems, L. J. & Willems, J. R. (October, 2018). Comparison of Osteoporosis Knowledge, Beliefs, Attitudes and Behavior Among College  Students of Various Academic Programs. Accepted for presentation at the International Conference on Business and Economics, University of          Dhaka Bangladesh

Hillier, N. R., Rhoads, M. L., DeRuiter-Willems, L. J., Simons, S. R., Phillips, K. (September, 2018). HIV Prevention: Barriers to PrEP use in men      who have sex with men (MSM) in small communities. Poster presentation at the Illinois Public Health Association Annual Conference, Normal, IL

Knight-Davis, S. & DeRuiter-Willems, L. J. (September, 2018). Instructor and Librarian Collaboration on a Course Without a Textbook. Poster presentation at the meeting of the Health Science Librarians of Illinois, Rockford, IL.

DeRuiter-Willems, L. J. & Knight-Davis, S. (August, 2018). Faculty-Library Collaboration in a Course Without Assigned Textbooks. In K. Jensen & S.  Nackerud (Eds.), The Evolution of Affordable Content Efforts in the Higher Education Environment. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota            Libraries Publishing.

Knight-Davis, S. & DeRuiter-Willems, L. J. (May, 2018). Instructor and Librarian Collaboration on a Course Without a Textbook. Poster presentation at Faculty Summer Institute, Champaign, IL

DeRuiter-Willems, L. J. (April, 2018). Comparison of Osteoporosis Knowledge, Beliefs, Attitudes, and Behaviors among College Students of Various Race/Ethnicity Groups. Presentation at the EIU Interdisciplinary Center for Global Diversity Annual Symposium, Charleston, IL

DeRuiter-Willems, L. J., Phillips, K., Willems, J. R., Simons, S. R., Hillier, N., Rhoads, M. L. & Dietz, J. (March, 2018). Comparison of Osteoporosis Knowledge, Beliefs, Attitudes, and Behaviors among College Students of Various Race/Ethnicity Groups. Poster presentation at the Society of Public Health Educators Conference, Columbus, OH

DeRuiter-Willems, L. J. (March, 2018). Comparison of Osteoporosis Knowledge, Beliefs, Attitudes, and Behaviors among College Students of Various Race/Ethnicity Groups. Poster presentation at the EIU College of Education & Professional Studies Research Fair, Charleston, IL

Phillips, K., Rhoads, M. L., Simons, S. R., DeRuiter-Willems, L. J., & Hillier, N. (March, 2017). Everyone Is Doing It: When Did Teenage Peer Sexual Harassment Become Normal”? Ignite presentation at the Society of Public Health Educators Conference, Denver, CO

DeRuiter-Willems, L. (October, 2016). Recent trends in Education in the United States. Presentation at the International Conference on Business and Economics, University of Dhaka Bangladesh

DeRuiter-Willems, L. & Phillips, K. (May, 2016). Dynamic online discussions that work. Presentation at Faculty Summer Institute, Champaign, IL

Phillips, K., Cavanaugh, R., Rhoads, M. L., Simons, S. R., DeRuiter-Willems, L. J. & Werner, K. (2015).  Everyone Is Doing It: When Did Teenage Peer Sexual Harassment Become Normal”? Poster presentation at the American School Health Association Conference, Orlando, FL

DeRuiter-Willems, L. J. (October, 2014). Examining the Why, The relevance of our teaching for students. Faculty development workshop presented to the teachers within Regional Office of Education #11, Charleston, IL

DeRuiter-Willems, L. J. (August, 2014). Student and faculty expectations for learning in various delivery models and Examining the Why, The relevance of our courses. Faculty development workshop presented to the faculty of The Department of Health Studies, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

DeRuiter-Willems, L. J. (August, 2012) Wellness presentation focusing on healthy living choices, choosing organic and vegetarian foods, presented to School District faculty, Marshall, IL

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Conference Presentations

FSI 2016!  Presentation: Dynamic online discussions that work
International Conference on Business and Economics Presentation: Recent trends in higher education in the United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

Funding & Grants

Redden Grant recipient: 2013-14, 2015-2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

Community

Sarah Bush Lincoln Women Connected member
Tarble Art Center Advisory board member

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Department of Health Promotion

Klehm Hall 4303
217-581-5761
healthpromotion@eiu.edu


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