David Lohrmann
Professor and Chair of the Department of Applied Health Science


  • Health and wellness
  • Risky behavior

David K. Lohrmann, professor and chair of the Department of Applied Health Science at Indiana University School of Public Health, Bloomington, conducts research on school health promotion, prevention education, and program evaluation. His career includes 17 years of public school teaching and administrative experience as a district-level health coordinator, and 10 years of service as a national school health evaluator for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is author of several notable recent works including A Complimentary Ecological Model of Coordinated School Health Promotion, published in Public Health Reports and Thinking of a Change: Health Education for the 2020 Generation in the American Journal of Health Education. In April 2015, Lohrmann received the annual Mentor Award from the Society for Public Health Education. He has also received the American Association for Health Education Scholar Award and the William A. Howe Award for career achievement and Outstanding Research Award from the American School Health Association, of which he is a past president. He holds a doctorate in health education from the University of Michigan.