Dr. William Simpson - Associate Professor - Health and Human Performance Department - UW-Superior

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Associate Professor

ph. 715-395-4605
office. MWC 1426
Health and Human Performance Department - UW-Superior

Dr. Bill Simpson is an Associate Professor and Director of the Kessler Exercise Physiology Laboratory. He joined the department in August, 2005. Previous academic appointments include Shenandoah University [Winchester, VA], College of St. Scholastica [Duluth, MN] and University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point [Stevens Point, WI]. Previous non academic work includes Staff Kinesiotherapist at the Phoenix [AZ] and St. Louis [MO] VA Medical Centers as well as Head Athletic Trainer at Southeastern Massachusetts University and was a Physical Director at the Talbot County [MD] YMCA.

Dr. Simpson received his BS degree in Physical Education / YMCA from Springfield [MA] College, Ed.M from Boston University and his PhD from the University of Toledo [OH] in Exercise Physiology / Public Health. Also, Dr. Simpson attended summer sessions at the University of Michigan School of Public Health taking courses in epidemiology and biostatistics. He is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a clinical exercise specialist and currently is the Chair of the Credentialing Board [CCRB] and member of the executive council that oversees this credential. He has also served both the Mid-West and Northland ACSM chapters as a board member at large.

His research interests include the health profiles of college age students, coronary risk factors and their relationship to lifestyle and personality type and issues surrounding female athletes and the female athlete triad. He has numerous publications and has received funding from The Whiteside Institute [St. Lukes Hospital/UMD School of Medicine] as well as numerous internal small grants. Currently he serves on the editorial board of ACSM's Health and Fitness Journal and routinely reviews manuscripts for numerous journals including Metabolism, British Journal of Sports Medicine and European Journal of Applied Physiology. He recently completed a book chapter for a new textbook entitled Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine for Primary Care.

Dr. Simpson has been active with numerous boards and committees on and off campus. He currently serves UWS as a faculty senator and a member of the Institutional Review Board for protection of human subjects. Aside from the American College of Sports Medicine he has served in varying capacities with American Lung Association, American Heart Association, St. Louis County Smoke Free Coalition, PFLAG and Planned Parenthood. He as also received recognition from ALA, AHA at the regional and national level.

He resides in Duluth with his spouse Karie, and two children, Courtney and Zoe. Hobbies include long distance running [has completed 3 marathons and is training for a couple of half marathons], reading, cooking and cycling.

Please Note:  Dr. Simpson is teaching in Scotland during Spring Semester, 2010.  He can be reached via email.

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UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Simpson, William F
Fall Semester 2015

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 7/28/15 1:30 AM.

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Fall Semester 2015
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
HHP - Health and Human PerformanceTop of Page
1828HHP 363Exercise Physiology
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
1013.00 MWC2430MWF10:00AM- 10:50AM15 of 30
1829HHP 363Exercise Physiology Lab
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
5010.00 MWC1725T8:30AM- 9:45AM3 of 15
1830HHP 363Exercise Physiology Lab
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
5020.00 MWC1725Th8:30AM- 9:45AM12 of 15
1851HHP 438Measure-Eval for Human Perf
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
0012.00 MWC2430MW12:00PM- 12:50PM20 of 24
1815HHP 460Cardiovascular Diagnostics
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
0013.00 MWC2430MWF8:00AM- 8:50AM17 of 25
2082HHP 497Senior Capstone Experience
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Course must be taken Pass/Fail
0080.00 ARR10 of 10
Instructor Consent Required
HLTH - HealthTop of Page
1878HLTH 469Pathophysiology of Disease
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
0013.00 MWC1701TTh10:00AM- 11:15AM21 of 30
2232HLTH 469Pathophysiology of Disease
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Distance Learning (DL) tuition is not part of the plateau. DL classes are assessed a $60 online technology lab fee per class. For tuition and fee information, see: http://www.uwsuper.edu/bursar/fees/index.cfm.
E13.00 Online17 of 20
Wait List:
10 of 10
HWM - Health & Wellness ManagementTop of Page
1879HWM 300Introduction to Human Health
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
HU13.00 Online23 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Staff
2467HWM 305The Wellness Profession
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online22 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Staff
1880HWM 310Changes Across the Life Span
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
HU13.00 Online20 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Staff
2469HWM 315Resource Mgmt for Wellness Mgr
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online21 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Sam Ewing, UW-Stevens Point
1881HWM 320Health and Medical Terminology
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
HU13.00 Online25 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor:Staff
2470HWM 325Health Literacy
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online18 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Emily Whitney, UW-La Crosse
2472HWM 335Worksite Health Environment
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online25 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Erin Ratelis, UW-La Crosse
1884HWM 350Research Stats Wellness Mgrs
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
HU13.00 Online26 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Staff
1885HWM 360Stress Depend and Addictions
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
HU13.00 Online26 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Staff
1886HWM 370Undrstnd Effect Hlth Behav Chg
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
HU13.00 Online27 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Staff
2473HWM 385Mktg Comm for Wellness Mgrs
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online27 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Brandan Hardie, UW-Stevens Point
1892HWM 430Population Hlth Wellness Mgrs
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
HU13.00 Online25 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Myron Falken, UW-La Crosse
1895HWM 460Ldrshp and Chg Mgmt in Health
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
HU13.00 Online22 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Staff
1896HWM 470Assess & Eval for Wellness Mgr
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
HU13.00 Online25 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Myron Falken, UW-La Crosse
1898HWM 475Employee Health and Well Being
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
HU13.00 Online24 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Sallie Scovill
1897HWM 480Health Benefits Wellness Mgrs
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
HU13.00 Online28 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Staff
1893HWM 485Health Coaching Wellness Mgrs
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
HU13.00 Online26 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Theresa Yakovlev, UW-Stevens Point
1899HWM 496Hlth & Wellness Capstone
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09/02/2015 - 12/23/2015
HU16.00 Online25 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Liz Wiebe, UW-Stevens Point

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 7/28/15 1:30 AM.

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Simpson, William F
Summer Session 2015

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 7/28/15 1:30 AM.

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Summer Session 2015
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
HHP - Health and Human PerformanceTop of Page
1183HHP 282Intro to Physical Assessment
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7/27/15 - 8/7/15
K2011.00 MWC1725MTWThF8:30AM- 12:00PM11 of 18
1118HHP 363Exercise Physiology
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5/26/15 - 8/7/15
E13.00 Online13 of 20
Wait List:
10 of 10
The lecture portion of this course will run 5/26-8/7 and will follow an online format. Students will be required to complete the lab portion of this course on campus from 7/27-8/7. Distance Learning (DL) tuition is not part of the plateau. DL classes are assessed a $60 online technology lab fee per class. For tuition and fee information, see: http://www.uwsuper.edu/bursar/fees/index.cfm.
1119HHP 363Exercise Physiology Lab
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5/26/15 - 8/7/15
E1L0.00 Online13 of 20
Students will be required to complete the lab portion of this course on campus from 7/27-8/7. The lecture portion of this course will run 5/26-8/7 and will follow an online format. Distance Learning (DL) tuition is not part of the plateau. DL classes are assessed a $60 online technology lab fee per class. For tuition and fee information, see: http://www.uwsuper.edu/bursar/fees/index.cfm.
1180HHP 363Exercise Physiology
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5/26/15 - 8/7/15
K2013.00 ARR17 of 20
The lecture portion of this course will run 5/26-8/7 and will follow an online format. Students will be required to complete the lab portion of this course on campus from 7/27-8/7.
1181HHP 363Exercise Physiology Lab
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7/27/15 - 8/7/15
K5010.00 MWC1725MTWThF1:00PM- 3:00PM17 of 20
Students will be required to complete the lab portion of this course on campus from 7/27-8/7. The lecture portion of this course will run 5/26-8/7 and will follow an online format.
HLTH - HealthTop of Page
1130HLTH 469Pathophysiology of Disease
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5/26/15 - 8/7/15
E13.00 Online14 of 20
Wait List:
10 of 10
Distance Learning (DL) tuition is not part of the plateau. DL classes are assessed a $60 online technology lab fee per class. For tuition and fee information, see: http://www.uwsuper.edu/bursar/fees/index.cfm.
HWM - Health & Wellness ManagementTop of Page
1225HWM 300Introduction to Human Health
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5/26/15 - 8/7/15
HU13.00 Online27 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Betsy Barrett, UW-River Falls
1226HWM 320Health and Medical Terminology
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5/26/15 - 8/7/15
HU13.00 Online29 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau.
1227HWM 400Health Resource Management
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5/26/15 - 8/7/15
HU13.00 Online22 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Sam Ewing, UW-Stevens Point
1229HWM 480Health Benefit Plan &Providers
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5/26/15 - 8/7/15
HU13.00 Online25 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Todd Breaker, UW-River Falls
1230HWM 495Capstone
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5/26/15 - 8/7/15
HU13.00 Online29 of 30
Instructor Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Terry Aittama, UW-Stevens Point

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 7/28/15 1:30 AM.

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Simpson, William F
Spring Semester 2015

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 7/28/15 1:30 AM.

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Spring Semester 2015
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
HHP - Health and Human PerformanceTop of Page
1843HHP 363Exercise Physiology
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1013.00 MWC2430MWF10:00AM- 10:50AM15 of 30
1844HHP 363Exercise Physiology Lab
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5010.00 MWC1725T8:30AM- 9:45AM2 of 15
1845HHP 363Exercise Physiology Lab
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5020.00 MWC1725Th8:30AM- 9:45AM13 of 15
2836HHP 495Current Topics Seminar
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Exercise Testing/Prescription
0023.00 MWC2430MWF9:00AM- 9:50AM27 of 30
2870HHP 497Senior Capstone Experience
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Course must be taken Pass/Fail
0080.00 ARR6 of 10
Instructor Consent Required
HLTH - HealthTop of Page
1897HLTH 469Pathophysiology of Disease
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0013.00 MWC2430TTh10:00AM- 11:15AM18 of 35
1890HLTH 469Pathophysiology of Disease
View Books for this Class
Distance Learning (DL) tuition is not part of the plateau. DL classes are assessed a $60 online technology lab fee per class. For tuition and fee information, see: http://www.uwsuper.edu/bursar/fees/index.cfm.
E13.00 Online3 of 20
Wait List:
20 of 20
HWM - Health & Wellness ManagementTop of Page
1903HWM 300Introduction to Human Health
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online22 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Betsy Barrett, UW-River Falls
1904HWM 310Changes Across the Life Span
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online24 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Judy Springer, UW-River Falls
1905HWM 320Health and Medical Terminology
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online27 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau.
1906HWM 330Survy of Info Tech in Wellness
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online20 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Deb Lafler and Rex Wilcox, UW-La Crosse
1907HWM 340The Wellness Profession
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online20 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Betsey Barrett, UW-Stevens Point
1908HWM 350Applied Research Methods
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online26 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Dave Sprague, UW-River Falls
1909HWM 360Stress Depend and Addictions
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online20 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau.
1910HWM 370Hlth Behv/Undrstnd Effect Chng
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online20 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau.
1911HWM 380Environmental Health
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online24 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Erin Ratelis, UW-La Crosse
1912HWM 390Mktg Comm for Health Wellness
View Books for this Class
Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online23 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Brandan Hardie, UW-Stevens Point
1913HWM 400Health Resource Management
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online26 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Sam Ewing, UW-Stevens Point
1914HWM 410Appl Hum Anat Fitnss Principle
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online25 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau.
1915HWM 420Health Literacy
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online22 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Emily Whitney, UW-La Crosse
1916HWM 430Population Health
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online25 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Myron Falken, UW-La Crosse
1917HWM 440Health and Wellness Coaching
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online22 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Theresa Yakovlev, UW-Stevens Point
1919HWM 460Ldrshp and Chg Mgmt in Health
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online21 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau.
1920HWM 470Assessment and Evaluation
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online22 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor:Myron Falken, UW-La Crosse
1922HWM 490Employee Health and Well Being
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online25 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Liz Wiebe, UW-Stevens Point
1923HWM 495Capstone
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Instructor Consent Required
HU13.00 Online27 of 30
Online course. Admission to Health & Wellness Management program or permission of HWM program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit. Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor: Terry Aittama, UW-Stevens Point

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 7/28/15 1:30 AM.


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