Associate Professor - Health Promotion & Education
Dr. Depken received her doctoral degree from Temple University in the area of Women's Health/Health Promotion. She also completed post-graduate work in epidemiology at the University of Buffalo.
410:145 Evaluation of Health Promotion Programs
410:128 Selected Topics in Women's Health
410:152 Introduction to Women's Health
440:010 Personal Wellness
Violence Prevention Program Evaluation.
Philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of approaches to women's health.
Substainability, environmental health, and potential linkages in health promotion/women's health programs.
Sexual coercion and eating disorders.
Current research interest involve body image and determininants of body dissatisfaction. Dr. Depken is also involved in a multi-year evaluation of a Environmental Technology Education Programs at Tribal Colleges.
Tribal Fellows Institutes.
Depken, D., Kaplan, L. & Zeman, C. (pending) Relational Determinants of Body Image and Body Dissatisfaction in College Women: A Retrospective Examination.
Zeman, C., B. Byrd, A. Sinca, M. Vlad, D. Depken, (2005). Health Promotion Theory, Praxis, and Needs in Transylvania, Romania , The International Electronic Journal of Health Education , January 1, pg. 36-47.
Depken, D.E.. (2004). FIPSE/Learning Anytime Anywhere Partnership Year Five Evaluation Report of FIPSE/LAAP Funded Hazardous Materials Training and Research Institute Environmental Technology-OnLine Distance Training Modules. Submitted to: The Fund for Improvement of Postsecondary Education/Learning Anytime Anywhere Program.
Depken, D.E.. (2003). FIPSE/Learning Anytime Anywhere Partnership Year Four External Evaluation Report of FIPSE/LAAP Funded Hazardous Materials Training and Research Institute Environmental Technology-OnLine Distance Training Modules. Submitted to: The Fund for Improvement of Postsecondary Education/Learning Anytime Anywhere Program.
Zeman, C.L., D.E. Depken, and D.S. Senchina. (2003 ) Keys to Roma Health Issues: Poverty, Culture, and Ethnic Oppression: A Review of Literature and Discussion. Ethnicity and Health. 8 (3)
Zeman, C.L., Depken, D., and Trumbull, J. (2003). A Benchmarking Health and Safety Study of a Cross Section of the Recycling Industry in Iowa, Proceedings of 8th Annual Solid Waste Association of Americas Trends and Challenges Conference, June, 2003.
Depken, D., Zeman, C.L., Kabat-Lensch, E., and Brown, E. (2002). The Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center, Summer Fellows Institute. Journal of Environmental Education, 33(2) 13-17.
Zeman, C.L., Depken, D.E., and Rich, M. L., (2002). Review of the Research and Related Literature Impinging upon Composting and Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Global Warming. Compost Science and Utilization. Winter, 2002 10(1) 72-86
Zeman, C.L., Depken, D.E., and Trumbell, J. (2002). Materials Exchange Relationships as a Component of Eco-Industrial Development. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Waste Reduction, Recycling & Composting Symposium of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), February 25th - March 2nd, 2002, 49-55.
Zeman, C.L. and D.E. Depken. (2001). Environmental Health Research and Student Training Project, Transylvania, Romania. International Journal Of Global Health, 1(2) 29-34
Depken, D. and Zeman, C. L., (2001). Cultural Competence in Epidemiological Field Work with Cultures in Flux: Romania. International Journal of Global Health 1:1 16-27.
Depken, Diane & Zeman, Catherine (2000). Cultural Competence in Epidemiological Field Work with Cultures in Flux: Romania. International Journal of Global Health, 1 (1) 16-27.
Yehieli, M., Depken, D. (1998) Aids in Rural Populations. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.
Depken, Diane, & Zelasko, Chester (1996). Exercise During Pregnancy: Concerns for Fitness Professionals. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 10:43-51