Ledric Sherman

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
B.S. Child Development

Dr. Ledric Sherman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Behavior at the School of Public Health at Texas A&M University. Dr. Sherman's research interests are focused on Type 2 diabetes self-management, Men's health, technology use to manage chronic illnesses, and health education and wellness promotion. Dr. Sherman’s research agenda has two distinct lines of work. The first line is centered on reducing chronic disease disparities, pointedly type 2 diabetes, among ethnic minority men. This 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. The second line of inquiry examines the intersection of race, gender, and geography. Dr. Sherman enjoys teaching and mentoring students to help prepare them for the next chapter in their in lives, both professionally and personally. Dr. Sherman has taught undergraduate courses in Healthy Lifestyles, Rural Health, Contemporary Issues for Community Health Interns and Introduction to Health Disparities and Diversity. He has taught graduate courses in Health Program Planning and Health Education Ethics for both masters and doctoral students.


PhD, Texas A&M University

MA, Sam Houston State University

BS, Sam Houston State University