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Credit Hours


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Per Credit


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2.5 yrs

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Program Benefits

  • Curriculum Aligned with Public Health Standards 
  • Specialized Field Experience 
  • No GRE Required
  • Strong Lasallian Values

Dr. Drewette-Card is a public health consultant, with over 20 years experience in the field. Most of her work has focused on program planning, implementation, evaluation, and communications related to chronic diseases. Prior to her role as a consultant, she worked in state health departments and for the Federal government. She lives in Maine with her family.

Notable Publications

  • Dharod, J., Drewette-Card, R., Crawford, D. (2011). Development of the Oxford Hills Healthy Moms Project Using a Social Marketing Process: A Community Based Physical Activity and Nutrition Intervention for Low Socioeconomic Status Mothers in a Rural Area in Maine. Health Promotion Practice, 12, pp. 312–321.
  • Dallman, A., Abercrombie, E., Drewette-Card, R., Lawson, E., Mohan, M., Ray, M., Ritacco, B. (2009). Elevating Physical Activity as a Public Health Priority: Establishing Core Competencies for Physical Activity Practitioners in Public Health. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 6(6), pp. 682–689.
  • Drewette-Card, R., Landen, M. (2005). The Disparity Change Score: A New Methodology to Examine Disparities in New Mexico. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 11(6), pp. 484–492.
  • Drewette-Card R., Landen M., Halasan C. (2003). Identification of Racial/Ethnic Health Status Disparities in New Mexico. New Mexico Epidemiology Report, 2003 (2): 2003.

Find out more about the faculty members of Saint Mary’s University’s online Master of Public Health program. Call 877-308-9954 to speak to an enrollment counselor or request more information.