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Belinda Zeidler¹

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Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs Public Health Studies, Applied Health & Fitness
Office 1805 SW 4th Ave 522-05 Portland OR 97201 Phone: (503) 725-5119


Belinda Zeidler has been a faculty member at PSU for over 30 years. As Associate Dean of Undergraduate Affairs at the School of Public Health, she is the undergraduate curriculum chair and is responsible for overseeing the curricular changes to courses and programs at the undergraduate level. She also works as an academic advisor and internship co-coordinator.

Early in her career, as a graduate student at PSU, Zeidler was assigned to teach the Health and Fitness for Life course required of all PSU students. She developed a strong interest in enhancing health by applying successful behavior change theory. Upon graduation, she was hired to coordinate the Health and Fitness program.

Also early in her career, aside from teaching, she worked with an Oregon health insurance company as a health educator, implementing health promotion programs around the state. Her focus was health behavior change for lower socioeconomic populations.

Education, Degrees

B.S., Anthropology, PSU, 1982
M.S.T., Exercise Science, PSU, 1986

Awards and Honors

2016, Outstanding Teacher Award, PSU College of Urban and Public Affairs, School of Community Health

¹ CEPH Primary Instructional Faculty
² CEPH Non-Primary Instructional Faculty