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Tufts Public Health

Si Pearman

Adjunct Professor of Public Health & Community Medicine
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine
Programs: Public Health

Si Pearman

Si Pearman

Adjunct Professor of Public Health & Community Medicine
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine
Programs: Public Health

Campus: Boston

Biography

Dr. Pearman has been teaching graduate and undergraduate public health courses in higher education for over 30 years. He has served in roles as a faculty member, Internship Coordinator, and Chair in The Department of Health Sciences as well as Assistant Academic Dean at Furman University during his 25-year tenure, and more recently, he has served as a Professor and First Year Coordinator at Curry College. Dr. Pearman has received multiple awards for meritorious teaching and academic advising, and he has published over a dozen research articles in public health and exercise science journals as well as made over thirty professional presentations at academic meetings. He is an avid fan and academic nerd of The Ancient and Modern Olympics, and he was a torchbearer for the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics.

Education

  • DrPH, Health Promotion & Education, University of South Carolina School of Public Health
  • MA, Exercise Physiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • BA, Health Sciences, Furman University

Research synopsis

Adolescent health, program evaluation, food literacy, and anaerobic human performance

Publications

  • Pearman, SN, Valois, RF, Sargent, RS, Saunders, RP, Drane, JW, & Macera, CA. An Evaluation of the Impact of a Required College Health & Physical Education Course on the Health Status of College Alumni. Journal of the American College Health Association, 46, 77-85.
  • Pearman, SN, Thatcher, WG, Valois, RF, & Drane, JW. Nutrition and Weight Management Behaviors: Public and Private School Adolescents. Journal of Health Behavior, 24, 220-228.
  • Pearman, SN, Thatcher WG, Valois, RF, & Drane, JW. Comparison of Physical Activity Patterns Between Adolescents in Public and Private High Schools. Journal of Health Behavior, 25, 42-49.
  • Pearman, SN & Hackney, AC. Development of a 90 Second Cycle Ergometer Test for Assessing Anaerobic Glycolytic Power. Sports Medicine, Training, and Rehabilitation, 6, 279-286.
  • Pearman, SN & Hackney, AC. Ninety Second Cycle Ergometer Tests for Assessing Anaerobic Glycolytic Power. The International Journal of Sports Medicine, 12, 252.
  • Cunningham, HE, Pearman, SN & Brewerton, TD. Conceptualizing Primary and Secondary Pathological Exercise Using Available Measures of Excessive Exercise. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 49, 778-792.