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Renee McFarland, Ed.D
Renee McFarland, Ed.D

Executive Director - Kleist Health Education Center
Phone: (239) 590-7502
Office: KHEC

Dr. McFarland has come from The Weller Health Education Center; in Easton, Pa. to The Kleist Health Education Center, on Florida Gulf Coast University’s campus in Fort Myers, Florida. Renee has taught health and physical education in the public school setting for 13 years before moving to the health education center environment. Renee holds a Masters of Education Degree in Health Education and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership. Renée has worked in the health education center environment for 14 years.

As Executive Director, her job responsibilities at The Kleist Health Education Center include: center administrative duties, teaching, health education program development, grant writing, program evaluation, supervision of health education health educators and student teachers, and marketing and center development. Her university duties include developing and teaching undergraduates courses in the area of health and community health education.