Health Education

John BatacanJohn M. Batacan, PhD, MCHES
Assistant Professor
Reed Gym 242B
(208) 282-3135



PhD (Education), University of Idaho
EdS (Adult and Organizational Learning and Leadership), University of Idaho
MHE (Health Education), Idaho State University
BS (Physical Education - Exercise Science), University of Puget Sound

After being raised in Washington state, I consider Idaho home now. When I'm not at the office, I enjoy learning to play the guitar, being a dad to four wonderful kids, and running and working out for fitness and and stress relief.

Teaching Areas
Fitness/Wellness Programs, Human Sexuality, Curriculum and Methods, Epidemiology, Elementary Health Education Methods

Research Interests
College student health behavior, attitudes, knowledge, and perceptions; coordinated school health; wellness and student-athletes and student veterans; health literacy

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