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Frederick "Rick" Schulze

Dr. Frederick "Rick" Schulze

116 Willis Health Professions Building
(570) 484-2155

Courses Most Commonly Taught

  • Introduction to Health
  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Drug Education
  • Consumer Health
  • Current Health Issues
  • Women’s Health
  • Applied Community Health
  • Applied Research and Statistics (graduate)

Areas of Expertise

  • HIV prevention in rural communities
  • LGBTQ health
  • Substance abuse prevention
  • Community health assessments


  • D.Ed., Health Education, The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.Ed., Health Education, The Pennsylvania State University

Courses Developed

  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Planning and Assessment II

Professional Publications

Schulze, F. (2020).  Community Engagement as a Board Member:  Lessons Learned from a Health Education Specialist.  Society for Public Health Education.

Schulze, F. (2019).  Initiating a PrEP Clinic in a Rural Region:  Challenges for a Community-Based AIDS Service Organization.  Society for Public Health Education.

Schulze, F. (2019).  The “New” AIDS Service Organization and Role of the Health Educator.  Society for Public Health Education.

Schulze, F., Aragona, S., and Chicko, W. (2019).  A Call to Action for LGBTQ and Ally Campus Groups:  Increasing Access to PrEP.  Mid-Atlantic LGBTQ Conference.

Schulze, F. and Burkhart, K. (2018).  Lessons from the Field:  Health Education Advocacy and Rural HIV/AIDS.  Society for Public Health Education webinar.

Schulze, F. and Burkhart, K. (2017).  Rural AIDS Advocacy:  A Success Story.  U.S. Conference on AIDS.

Schulze, F. (2017).  Creating the LGBTQ Campus Climate Assessment:  Utilizing Health Educator Competencies.  Society for Public Health Education.

Paul, J., Schulze, F., and Langley, C.  (2017).  Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and Related Risk Behaviors Among African American University Students:  Implications for Health Educators.  Society for Public Health Education.

Anwuri, G., Dunn, M. and Schulze, F.  (2017).  Determinants of voluntary HIV counseling and testing among community college students in the United States.  International Journal of MCH and AIDS, 6(2): 109-120.

Schulze, F., & Mitchell, T. (2013). Internalized homophobia among focus group participants in a university gay-straight alliance:  Implications for practice.  Society for Public Health Education

Rohrer, J., Cole, L. and Schulze, F.  (2012).  Cigarettes and self-rated health among online university students.  Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 14, 502-505.

Community/Professional Service

  • Community Vanguard Award, AIDS Resource, Inc., Williamsport (2018)
  • Chairperson, Board of Directors, AIDS Resource, Inc., Williamsport (2019-2021)
  • President, Society for Public Health Education, PA Chapter (2019-2021)
  • Co-Chairperson, Safe Zone Committee, President’s Commission on LGBTQ Affairs
  • Board of Commissioners, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (2006-10)
  • Public Health Lecturer, Fulbright Award, Lugansk State Medical University, Lugansk, Ukraine (2005)
  • Advisor, Public Health Club
  • Advisor, Safe Haven Club (student wellness)
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