Interim Program Director and Assistant Professor Public Health
Anna Foucek Tresidder is a tenure-track Assistant Professor at Eastern Washington University. Prior to her appointment at Eastern Washington University she was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Health at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. She completed her Ph.D. in Health Systems and Policy from the College of Urban and Public Affairs at Portland State University, Portland, Oregon in 2013. Her dissertation study examined the institutional context needed to support and legitimize team-based practice for the elderly. Prior to teaching at Pacific she was an adjunct instructor for the Oregon Masters of Public Health program, where she taught graduate level classes for students at Portland State and Oregon Health and Science University for ten years. Dr. Foucek Tresidder also worked with the Layton Aging and Alzheimer’s Center at Oregon Health and Science University, from 2004-2009. She has been an independent evaluation and research consultant specializing in health and social programs for 12 years. From 1996-1999 she was a Community Development and Program Manager with the US Peace Corps, where she served in Siansundu, Zimbabwe.