Staff MemberLindsay Ruland, MPH, CHES

Associate Director


E-mail: lruland@albany.edu
Telephone: (518) 402-0330

Specialization: Distance Learning, Program Evaluation

Lindsay Ruland is the Associate Director of the Center for Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) at the University at Albany School of Public Health.  She joined the Center for Public Health Continuing Education in 2007 as a Training Program Coordinator. Since joining CPHCE, Lindsay has coordinated various in-person and blended-learning training projects including the Basic Environmental Health Program, Clinical Breast Exam Training, Surveillance Training Academy, 2013 Northeast Public Health Leadership Institute (NEPHLI) and the Prevention Agenda Training Initiative.  She also served as the Distance Learning Specialist for the Empire State Public Health Training Center and led the Center’s efforts in expanding their distance learning offerings, including webinars and webcasting using lecture-capture technology.  Lindsay has expertise in the development and delivery of both synchronous and asynchronous online training. She developed curriculum for numerous self-paced online courses, including the 3-part series on Program Evaluation and Preparedness & Community Response to Pandemics, which was featured on the CDC E-Learning website.  Lindsay specializes in training program evaluation and oversees the Center’s evaluation efforts. Prior to joining CPHCE, Lindsay was an Education Training Specialist with the Center for Public Health Preparedness at the University at Albany School of Public Health and in this role she was responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of training on various emergency preparedness topics.  

Lindsay has an MPH (Epidemiology) from the University at Albany School of Public Health, a BS in Human Development from Binghamton University, is a Certified Health Education Specialist, a Class of 2012 NEPHLI alum, and a Synchronous Learning Expert.  She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration at the University at Albany.