Jerome Kotecki

Jerome Kotecki

Professor of Health Science

Phone:765-285-8359

Room:CL 359E


Dr. Jerome E. Kotecki is a professor of health science in the Department of Nutrition and Health Science. His expertise includes health education and promotion professional preparation and the impact of behavioral medicine on disease prevention and health promotion. Dr. Kotecki has authored or co-authored refereed articles and college textbooks on the importance of healthy lifestyle habits to enhance the multidimensional components of human health and the prevention, arrest, and reversal of many common chronic diseases facing Americans today.

Education 

HSD - Health Science and Preventive Medicine, Indiana University, 1993
MS – College Health Education, Indiana University, 1986
BS - Education, University of Wisconsin-RF, 1983

 Publications since promotion to professor

  1. Kotecki, J.E. (2018). Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 5th edition, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA, p. 666.
  2. Lynch, A., Vail-Smith, K., & Kotecki, J.E. (2018). Choosing Health, 3rd edition, Pearson Education, San Francisco, CA, p. 425.
  3. Khubchandani, J., Brey, R., Kotecki, J.E.,Kleinfelder, J., & Anderson, J.(2016). The Psychometric Properties of PHQ-4 Depression and Anxiety Screening Scale Among College Students. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 30(4), 457-462.
  4. Kotecki, J.E., Khubchandani, J., Simmons, R., & Sharma, M. (2016). Mind-Body Interventions: Applications and Potential Opportunities for Health Education Practice.  Health Promotion Practice, 16: 157-161.
  5. Lynch, A., Elmore, B.M., & Kotecki, J.E. (2015). Choosing Health, 2nd Edition, Pearson Education, San Francisco, CA, p. 429.
  6. Kotecki, J.E. (2014). Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 4th Edition, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA, p. 424.
  7. Kotecki, J.E. (2014). Activities and Assessment Manual for Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 4th Edition, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA, p 256.
  8. Kotecki, J.E. (2014). Instructor's Manual for Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 4th Edition, p. 165, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  9. Lynch, A., Elmore, B.M., & Kotecki, J.E. (2014). Health: Making Choices for Life, 1st Edition, Pearson Education, San Francisco, CA, p. 673. 
  10. McKenzie, J.F., Pinger, R.R. and Kotecki, J.E. (2012). An Introduction to Community Health, 7th Edition, p. 600, Jones and Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  11. Kotecki, J.E. (2011). Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 3rd Edition, p. 420, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  12. Kotecki, J.E. (2011). Activities and Assessment Manual for Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 3rd Edition, p. 230, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  13. Kotecki, J.E. (2011). Instructor's Manual for Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 3rd Edition, p. 150, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  14. McKenzie, J.F., Pinger, R.R. and Kotecki, J.E. (2008). An Introduction to Community Health, 6th Edition, p. 646, Jones and Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  15. Kotecki, J.E and D.Q. Thomas (2007). Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 2nd Edition, p. 435, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  16. Kotecki, J.E. and D.Q. Thomas (2007). Activities and Assessment Manual for Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 2nd Edition, p. 227, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  17. Davis, R., Kotecki, J.E., Harvey, M., and Oliver, A. (2007). Paraeducators in physical education: Roles, responsibilities, and training needs, Journal of Adapted Physical Activity, 24: 1, 70-83.
  18. McKenzie, J.F., Pinger, R.R. and Kotecki, J.E. (2005). An Introduction to Community Health, 5th Edition, p. 662, Jones and Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  19. Kotecki, J.E., McKenzie, J.F. Banter, A.E., Bird, J.C. Reese, J.S. and Brown, S.C. (2004). Indiana family physicians: Beliefs and practices regarding health promotion, The Health Educator, 36: 1, 13-22.
  20. Kotecki, J.E., and Clayton, B.D. (2003). Educating pharmacy students about nutrition and physical activity counseling, Journal of Health Education, 34: 1, 28-34.
  21. Kotecki, J.E. (2003). Sale of alcohol in pharmacies: Results and implications of an empirical study, Journal of Community Health, 28: 1, 65-77.
  22. Kotecki, J.E. (2002). Factors related to pharmacists' over-the-counter recommendations, Journal of Community Health, 27: 4, 291-306.
  23. Kotecki, J.E., and Hillery, D.L. (2002). A survey of pharmacists' opinions and practices related to the sale of cigarettes in pharmacies revisited, Journal of Community Health, 27: 5, 321-333.
  24. McCormack-Brown, K., Kotecki, J.E and D.Q. Thomas (2002). Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 1st Edition, p. 435, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  25. Kotecki, J.E., Fowler, J.B., German, T.C., Stephenson, S.L., and Warnick, T. (2000). Kentucky pharmacists' opinions, and practices related to the sale of cigarettes and alcohol in pharmacies, Journal of Community Health, 25: 4, 343-355.
  26. Kotecki, J.E., S. I. Elanjian, S.I., and Torabi, M.R. (2000). Health promotion beliefs and practices among pharmacists, Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, 40: 6, 779-779.
  27. Clark, J.K., Sauter, M. and Kotecki, J.E. (2000). Adolescent girls' knowledge of and attitudes toward breast self-examination: Evaluating an outreach program, Journal of Cancer Education, 15, 221-224.

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Principles of Commun 180 2 1000 - 1050 M W F CP, room 187
Disease Mgt in Hlth 344 1 1200 - 1250 M W F CL, room 363