Position: Assistant Dean and Director of Academic Innovation and Associate Professor of Exercise Science
Location: Gregory 207
Employed Since: 2014
B.S., psychology, Virginia Tech; second major, sociology, Virginia Tech; M.A., community counseling, West Virginia University; M.S. and Ph.D., kinesiology with an emphasis in sport and exercise psychology, West Virginia University.
Fields of Expertise:
Behavioral and Psychological aspects of Exercise and Behavior Change; Weight Management; Sport Psychology and Performance Enhancement.
National Certified Counselor, #343325 (2014-present)
Certified ACSM/NPAS Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist (2018-present)
Certified Health and Fitness Specialist, American College of Sports Medicine (2005-2017)
Nominee, Health and Human Performance Department, University of Tennessee Alumni Association Outstanding Teacher Award (2014)
Section Editor and Editorial Board member, Journal of Adolescent and Family Health, College of Health, Education, and Professional Studies, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2013-2014)
Inaugural American Kinesiology Association Writing Award winner (2011)
Proud mom of two