Terry Aittama

HeadshotTitle: Senior Lecturer, Health Promotion/Wellness
Office: CPS 240C
Phone: 715-346-3701    

Areas of Expertise

  • Community Health/Public Health
  • Stress Management
  • Health Promotion Programming

Current Undergraduate Classes Taught

  • HPW 300: Health Promotion Programming: Design, Techniques and Resources
  • HPW 320: Stress Management
  • HPW 430: Advanced Practicum, Community Agencies
  • HPW 430: Study Abroad Practicum, Nicaragua
  • HWM 496: Capstone in Health and Wellness Management


  • Master of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1987
  • B.S., Therapeutic Recreation, UW-LaCrosse, 1981    

Professional Experience

  • Senior Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 1993-present
  • Public Health Educator, Marshfield Medical Research Foundation, 1992-93
  • Community Health Education Coordinator, Huron Valley Hospital, Milford, MI, 1987-92   

Books published

  • Children and Stress, A Handbook for Parents, Teachers and Therapists, Marty Loy, Ph.D. with contributions from Terry Aittama, MPH and UW-Stevens Point students

Previous Courses Taught

  • HPW 101: Introduction to Health Promotion
  • HCR 700: Collaborative Leadership in Community Development
  • HPW 401: The Health Promotion Professional
  • HPW 430: Advanced Practicum in Employee Wellness