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School of Public Health

Noel Chrisman

Adjunct Professor, Health Services
Professor, Psychosocial and Community Health (primary appt.)


MPH   University of California (Berkeley), 1967   (Behavioral Science)
PhD   University of California (Riverside), 1966   (Anthropology)
AB   University of California (Riverside), 1962   (Anthropology)

Contact Info


office:   T520 A, Health Sciences Building

University of Washington
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195

campus box:   357263
voice:   206-685-0804
fax:   206-685-9551

Applied, medical, and urban anthropology; cross-cultural nursing and cultural competence training; community organization; developing evaluation approaches that retain the fluidity needed in cross cultural community work, but adhere to accepted scientific standards

Chen R, Carrillo M, Kapp J, Cheadle A, Angulo A, Chrisman N, Rubio R. Partnering with REACH to create a "diabetes-friendly" restaurant: a restaurant owner's experience. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2011 Fall;5(3):307-12.  PMID: 22080779

Garvin CC, Cheadle A, Chrisman N, Chen R, Brunson E. A community-based approach to diabetes control in multiple cultural groups. Ethn Dis. 2004 Summer;14(3 Suppl 1):S83-92.  PMID: 15682776

Chair, thesis committee for Christine Dostal
Impact evaluation of the physical activity programs taking place at The Pike Market Senior Center