Andrea Huseth-Zosel, PhD, CPH

Associate Professor
640Q Aldevron Tower


Doctor of Philosophy, Gerontology, 2014
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 

Bachelor of Science, Secondary Social Studies Education, 2002
Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, MN 

Master of Science, Sociology, 2000
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 

Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, 1997
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND


Certified in Public Health


Associate Professor, Master of Public Health Program

Areas of Expertise

Rural/Urban Disparities
Injury Prevention
Impact of COVID-19 on older populations
Impact of COVID-19 on educators (higher ed and K12)
Social/Behavioral Sciences in Public Health 
Gender and Public Health
Menstruation Hygiene Management

Professional Memberships

Gerontological Society of America
American Public Health Association
North Dakota Public Health Association 
Society for Public Health Education


Injury Control and Emergency Health Services Policy Committee, American Public Health Association
North Dakota Statewide Occupant Protection Task Force
North Dakota Child Passenger Safety Advisory Committee
North Dakota Injury Prevention Coalition 


PH 101:  Introduction to Public Health 
PH 741:  Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health
PH 761: Injury Prevention
PH 765:  Cultural Competence in Health Professions
PH 785:  Women’s Health


Huseth-Zosel, A. & Secor-Turner, M. (2023). The impact of menstrual flow intensity on daily activities for college students in the United States. Women's Reproductive Health. DOI: 10.1080/23293691.2023.2209086.

Huseth-Zosel, A. & Secor-Turner, M. (2022).  Teacher perceptions of and experiences with student menstruation in the school setting.  Journal of School Health, 92(2), 194-204.

Fuller, H. R., Huseth-Zosel, A., Hofmann, B., Van Vleet, B., Kinkade, E., Carlson, S. L., & Sturn, E. (2022). Shifts in older adults’ social connections throughout the initial year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Gerontologist, 62(8), 1160-1172.

Fuller, H. R., & Huseth-Zosel, A. (2022). Older adults’ loneliness in early COVID-19 social distancing: Implications of rurality. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 77(7), e100-e105.

Soliman, N., Huseth-Zosel, A., & Soliman, A. (2022).Epidemiological criteria and risk factors for type two diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in children and adolescents: Can we modify them? World Journal of Advanced Research and Reviews, 16(1), 174-186.

Secor-Turner, M., Huseth-Zosel, A., & Ostlund, R. (2022). Menstruation experiences of middle and high school students in the Midwest: A pilot study. The Journal of School Nursing, 1059840520974234.

Van Vleet, B., Fuller, H.R., Hofmann, B., & Huseth-Zosel, A. (2022). Untapped insight: A longitudinal qualitative analysis of older adults’ advice during the COVID-19 pandemic. Innovation in Aging, 6(7), 1-12.

Lothspeich, E., Werremeyer, A., Chase, S., & Huseth-Zosel, A.  (2022).  Patient Experience and Satisfaction with Opioid-related Screening and Intervention in the Community Pharmacy. Journal of Pharmacy Practice.  Online ahead of print. DOI: 10.1177/08971900221109528  

Huseth-Zosel, A., Secor-Turner, M., Wen, Q., Liu, X., & Jansen, R.  (2021).  Associations between oil development and sexually transmitted infections:  Public health nurse perspectives.  Public Health Nursing, 38(1), 4-12. 

Huseth-Zosel, A. L., Larson, M., & Nelson, K. (2021). Health effects of the #metoo movement by gender: Public health implications of a social movement. Women's Studies International Forum (Vol. 88, p. 102523). Pergamon.

Crary, S., Huseth-Zosel, A., & Beseler Thompson, E. (2021).  Accessibility and Engagement: Expectations and Experiences of Graduate Students in Blended-Synchronous Courses. Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning, 25(2), 23-34.

Soliman, N., Huseth-Zosel, A., & Soliman, A. (2021).  Obesity and overweight in children below 5 years of age: environmental, behavioural and social factors and their active use in prevention and management. World Nutrition, 12(4), 190-212.

Fuller, H., & Huseth-Zosel, A. (2021). Lessons in resilience: initial coping among older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Gerontologist, 61(1), 114-125.

Huseth-Zosel, A. (2018). Parental perceptions of child placement within vehicles: a focus group study. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, 25(3), 279-283.

Huseth-Zosel, A, & Hammer, K.  (2018). Risky driving behaviors for older adults:  Differences by Veteran’s status.  Journal of Community Health, 43(5), 827-832. 

Huseth-Zosel, A. L. (2018). Are older drivers getting the information they need from their health care provider?. International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health, 5(6), 2190-2194.

Huseth-Zosel, A. L., & Orr, M. (2016). Differences in child passenger safety counseling frequency and attitudes by health care provider specialty. Journal of Community Health, 41(6), 1242-1248.

Huseth-Zosel, A. L., Sanders, G., & O'Connor, M. (2016). Predictors of health care provider anticipatory guidance provision for older drivers. Traffic Injury Prevention, 17(8), 815-820.

Huseth-Zosel, A. L., Sanders, G., O’Connor, M., Fuller-Iglesias, H., & Langley, L. (2016). Health care provider mobility counseling provision to older adults: a rural/urban comparison. Journal of Community Health, 41(1), 1-10.

Huseth-Zosel, A., & Orr, M. (2015). Rural-urban differences in health care provider child passenger safety anticipatory guidance provision. Journal of Transport and Health, 2(2), 166-172.

Strand, M. A., Huseth-Zosel, A., He, M., & Perry, J. (2015). Menopause and the risk of metabolic syndrome among middle-aged Chinese women. Family Medicine and Community Health, 3(1), 15-22.

Huseth-Zosel, A., Strand, M., & Perry, J. (2014). Socioeconomic differences in the menopausal experience of Chinese women. Post reproductive health, 20(3), 98-103.

Huseth, A.  (2012).  Front versus rear seat placement of children aged 12 or younger within vehicles:  a rural/urban comparison in North Dakota. Traffic Injury Prevention, 12 (44):388-392.

Huseth, A., Thompson, K.M., Wonderlich, S., & Crosby, R.D. (2001).  Smoking and weight control in adolescent girls.  Eating Behaviors, 1, 123-135.


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