Teresa Drake

Teresa Drake

Assistant Professor

    Westlake Hall 339
    (309) 677-3226


Ph.D., Health Education, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
M.S., Family and Consumer Sciences: Dietetics, Eastern Illinois University
B.S., Chemistry, Illinois State University


Dr. Drake is a registered dietitian (RD) and certified health education specialist (CHES). She joined the department in 2013 and is the coordinator for the Community Wellness program.


Dr. Drake teaches community wellness and dietetics courses including School Health Promotion, Community Program Planning, and Community Program Evaluation.


Dr. Drake’s research interests include school health, community and worksite wellness, program planning and evaluation, Health At Every Size® and non-dieting approaches to health, and scholarship of teaching and learning.


Dr. Drake serves on the University Senate, Health Professions Advisory Board, Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning Advisory Board, and is the faculty adviser for Bradley’s local chapter of Eta Sigma Gamma, a national health education honorary.

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