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  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Health and Kinesiology
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Health and Kinesiology

Current Courses

Spring 2023

  • KINES 4921-003
    Peer Tutoring
  • KINES 4999-022
    Honors Thesis/Project
  • KINES 6910-002
    Masters Internship
  • KINES 7830-007
    Journal Readings
  • KINES 7930-008
    Doctoral Internship
  • KINES 7954-008
    Prac. Eff. Tch. Doc.

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Health Behavior. 12/01/2018 - present. Position : Member.
  • Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco. 12/01/2017 - present. Position : Member.

Courses I Teach

  • HEDU 3050 - Community Health Issues
    This course is designed to give students an introduction to health issues associated with any given community. Each week we discuss a controversial issue currently impacting community health. Students learn to separate facts from emotion and to look at multiple sides of an issue - critical skills for future health professionals.
  • HEDU 4360 - Health Communication & Teaching
    Effective health communication campaigns can inform, empower, or persuade individuals and communities to adopt healthier lifestyles. The purpose of this course is to develop knowledge and skills to promote health changes in individuals and communities using health communication and health teaching strategies. This course will explore educational and social marketing principles, based on theories and models in health communication, behavior change, education, and social learning. Content will include applying theories to develop community-based health communication campaigns and teaching interventions to reach people in a variety of settings outside of traditional health care settings, such as communities, worksites, and schools. Other content includes mass media and electronic messaging in health communication and education, implementation strategies, and evaluating health communication and teaching interventions.