Health Behavior and Health Education

Department of Kinesiology and Health Education

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The Health Behavior and Health Education graduate programs provide students with invaluable training on how to conduct and implement programs, interventions, and research studies to address health inequities and improve the health of communities across the lifespan.
Graduate students in our programs are exposed to research and coursework from faculty with diverse interests and expertise. Examples of health issues addressed in research and coursework include:

  • Risk & resiliency
  • Child, adolescent, & emerging adulthood health
  • Migration & health
  • Health & Place
  • Prevention science
  • Sexual health
  • Parenting & family relationships
  • Racial/ethnic health disparities
  • Physical activity
  • Obesity prevention



Emeritus Faculty

Affiliated Faculty

Labs and Research Areas

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Program Director
Miguel Pinedo