Jean Cadet

Jean Cadet

Jean Cadet

Title: Associate Professor of Public Health
Office Location: Marsh Hall 320 B
E-mail: cadetj@andrews.edu
Phone: (269) 471-3095

Education

Mdiv - Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI

MPH - Emory University, Atlanta, GA

MD - State University of Haiti

 

Biography

Jean Cadet is Associate Clinical Professor at Andrews University, School of Population Health, Nutrition & Wellness and director of the Gospel, Health and Education Ministries, a volunteer organization that focuses on promoting healthy behaviors and preaching the gospel of Christ in selected U.S. communities and in rural Haiti.

He also has over 25 years of experience in the fields of public health and general medicine. Some of his public health experience included: serving as an epidemiologist/data analyst for the Virginia department of health; working as a public health prevention specialist for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), where he also provided technical assistance to the New Hampshire State Health Department, the World Health Organization in Guinea, Conakry, West Africa. He also supported CDC’s assistance to the Haitian community after the 2010 earthquake and during the 2011 cholera outbreak there. His medical experience included: being a primary care provider at multiple clinics in rural Haiti where he experienced first-hand the impact of spirituality on healthcare in those communities. He also has experience in pre-hospital emergency care in New Jersey and Georgia.

Cadet earned a medical doctor degree from the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Haiti; an Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduate (ECFMG) certificate from the ECFMG board in Pennsylvania; a Master of Public Health from Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health with a focus on behavioral sciences, health education, and epidemiology; and a Master of Divinity from Andrews University.

He has been actively involved in the Seventh day Adventist church for over 30 years, serving as youth director, church health ministry director, Sabbath school teacher, deacon, elder, evangelist, and field health coordinator for the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA). He has lead multiple medical mission trips to rural Haiti to support the medical and spiritual works there.

Current Research or Professional Activities

Principal investigator of a project on the "Quality status of private wells drinking water in Berrien Springs and Benton Harbor, MI.?

The purpose of this research project is to test untreated private wells water in Berrien Springs and Benton Harbor to determine their microbial and chemical quality status compared with bottled water sold in those communities.