Carl I. Fertman PhD, MBA, MCHES is associate professor of health and physical activity and executive director of the Maximizing Adolescent Potentials Program at the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh. He teaches courses in health education and health promotion program planning, implementation, and evaluation, health theory, and health counseling. His areas of expertise are health promotion and health education program planning, implementation, and evaluation, promoting child and adolescent mental health, and workplace health promotion. His research focuses on the effectiveness of health programs to address the health needs of children, adolescents, and adults in schools, communities, and workplaces.
Dr. Fertman has more than 30 years of experience in the health education and health promotion field working at the local, state, national, and international levels. Recently Dr. Fertman worked with the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Public Health Practice to implement the Center for Public Health Workforce Development and the University of Pittsburgh Preparedness Center. Dr. Fertman has written extensively on the subject of school and community collaboration to improve the health status and academic outcomes for youth. Dr. Fertman has authored more than 80 professional articles. In 2009 he authored Student-Athlete Success: Meeting the Challenges of College Life (http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/9780763750442/). Dr. Fertman co-edited with Dr. Diane Allensworth the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) Health Promotion Programs from Theory to Practice (http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470241551.html). In 2012 the Turkish Ministry of Health translated the text into Turkish. Dr. Fertman is working with the Turkish Ministry of Health to develop and implement health education and health promotion programs in Turkey. Dr. Fertman most recently published Promoting Child and Adolescent Mental Health (http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/9781449658991/). Forthcoming in 2015 is Workplace Health Promotion Program: Planning, Implementation and Evaluation to be published by Wiley - Jossey Bass.
Dr. Carl Fertman's Curriculum Vitae
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