Lindsay Ruland

Lindsay Ruland

Associate Director
Center for Public Health Continuing Education

MPH and MBA, University at Albany

BS, Binghamton University

Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

Lindsay Ruland

Lindsay Ruland has served as the Associate Director of the Center for Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) at the University at Albany School of Public Health since 2012. She joined the Center for Public Health Continuing Education in 2007 as a Training Program Coordinator. Lindsay has extensive experience coordinating a variety of public health training programs, including in-person, blended-learning and fully online training projects.  She also manages evaluation efforts for the CPHCE.  

Lindsay 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 three-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 a master's degree in Epidemiology from the University at Albany School of Public Health, a master's degree in Business Administration from the University at Albany Massry School of Business and a bachelor's degree in Human Development from Binghamton University. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist, a Class of 2012 NEPHLI alum, and a Synchronous Learning Expert. 

Lindsay serves as an adjunct faculty at the School of Public Health where she teaches HSPH 681 - Public Health Practice, a core class in the MPH degree program.  She enjoys several outdoor activities including kayaking, hiking, fishing, camping and summer concerts.