Ledric Sherman is an associate professor in the Department of Health Behavior at the Texas A&M University School of Public Health. Sherman’s research interests are focused on Type 2 diabetes self-management, men’s health, technology use to manage chronic illness, and health education and wellness promotion. His research agenda has two distinct lines of work: reducing chronic disease disparities, pointedly Type 2 diabetes, among ethnic minority men, and examining the intersection of race, gender and geography. Sherman’s work seeks to inform the knowledge base regarding health disparities, particularly in Type 2 diabetes prevention and management among populations and communities adversely impacted by health disparities. Sherman earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts, both in health education from San Houston State University, and his Ph.D. in health education from Texas A&M University.
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