The Department of HSPE faculty and staff are listed below. 

(773) 442-5560
Dr. James Ball
James
W.
Ball
Chair. Health Sciences and Physical Education
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5581
Courses Taught
HLED 103: Introduction to Community Health
HLED 303: Sex Education
HLED 345: Drug Education
Research Interests
Technology and how it influences behavior change; implementing mindfulness in K-12 schools; Technology and exercise motivation; the implementation of effective health education curriculum.
Education

Ph.D.  Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2013.  Dissertaion:  Factors affecting adoption and diffusion of distance education among university health faculty.  Health Education and Promotion

M.S. University of Wisconsin, LaCross, 2007.  Leadership competencies of recreational directors in the state of wisconsin: A delphi study.  Recreational Management.

B.S. University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, 2002.  Health Education (K-12 teacher certification) with a Strength and Conditioning Concentration.

 

Selected Publications

Turek, T., Wragge, P., Bice, M., & Ball, J. (2017).  Physical activity motivation among sororities and fraternities. International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 1(2), 1-10. Retrieved from:  http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/PubuPTcx6B5ERRrapzGc/full.

Bice, M., Hollman, A., Bickford, S., Bickford, N., Ball, J., Wiedenman, E., Brown, G., Dinkel, D., & Adkins, M. (2017).  Kinesiology in 360 degrees.  International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 1( 9-17. Retrieved from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/24711616.2016.1277671.

Banas, J., Ball, J., Wallis, L., & Greshon, S. (2017). The adolescent health care broker: Young people interpreting for family members and themselves in health care.  The Journal of Community Health. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-016-0312-5.  Retrieved from: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10900-016-0312-5/fulltext.html.

Ball, J., Banas, J., & Bice, M. (2016).  Understanding health care brokering among young and middle-aged adults.  American Journal of Health Studies. 31(4), 190-198.

Bice, M., Ball, J., Parry, T. & Adkins, M. (2016).  Retrospective evaluation of high school primary physical activities and adulthood physical activity need satisfaction. Sport Science Review, 25(3-4), 183-198.

Banas, J., Wallis, L., Ball, J., & Gershon, S. (2016). Adolescent healthcare brokering: Prevalence, experience, impact, and opportunities. Journal of School Health, 86(12), 898-904.

Ball, J., Bice, M., & Parry, T. (2016). Retrospective evaluation of high school sport participation and adult BMI status, physical activity levels, and motivation to exercise. American Journal of Health Studies, 31(1), 105-111.

Bice, M., Carey, J., Brown, G., Adkins, M., & Ball, J. (2016). The use of mobile application to enhance learning of the skeletal system in introductory anatomy & physiology students. The International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 27(1). 14-20.

Bice, M., Ball, J., Ramsey, A., & Adkins, M. (2016).  Health technology ownership and use: Implications for adult physical activity.  Journal of Sport and Health Research, 8(1), 13-22.

Ball, J., & Bice, M. (2015). Adult BMI and physical activity: Retrospective evaluation of high school sport and recreation participation. Recreation Sports Journal. 39(2), 144-156.

Ball, J., Bice, M., & Adkins, M.  (2015).  Qualitative assessment of an electronic activity-tracking device:  Strengths, weaknesses, and considerations in behavior change interventions for health educators.  The   Health Educator. 47(1), 20-26

Bice, M., Ball, J., & McClaran, S. (2015). Wearable electronic activity-tracking technology: Nike fuelband se and physical activity motivation.  International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology,13(2), 1-9.

Ball, J., Ogletree, R., Jurkowski, Asunda, P., & Miller, K. (2014).  Diffusion of innovation elements that influence  the adoption and diffusion of distance education in health.  American Journal of Health Studies, 29(3),   240-246.  

Ball, J., Bice, M., & Parry, T. (2014).  Adult motivation for physical activity: Differentiating motives for exercise,  sport, and recreation. Recreation Sports Journal. 38(2), 130-142.

Ball, J., Foust, C., & Rochester, C. (2014). Mindfulness practice in the classroom and gym: Making a real impact in student learning. COAHPERD Journal. 40(1), 9-14.

Bice, M., Ball, J., & Ramsey, A.  (2014)Relations between mindfulness and mental health outcomes: Need fulfillment as a mediator.  International Journal of Mental  Health Promotion. 16(3), 191-201.

Bice, M., Ball, J., Brown, S., & Parry, T.  (2014). Influence of high school sport participation on adult physical  activity.  Journal of Sport and Health Research.6(3), 253-264.

 

Selected Performances

Hostetter, K., Ball, J., Clark, R., & Deluna, J.  (2015, June).  Healthcare Issues & Conditions Relavtive to Ethnically Diverse Populations.  Poster presentation at the 2015 National Athletic Training Association Clinical Symposia and Athletic Training Expo in St. Louis, MO.

 

Ball, J.  (2015, April).  Mindfulness Implementation into the Classroom. Experiential Education Poster Session and Scholars Showcase at Colorado State University-Pueblo in Pueblo, CO.

 

Bice, M. & Ball, J. (2015, April). Innovation perceptions & motivation to implement a coordinated school health program in rural Nebraska. Poster presentation at the 2015 Society for Public Health Education National Conference in Portland, OR.

 

Ball, J. & Bice, M. (2015, March). Specific physical activities participated during high school increase lifetime activity. Poster presentation at the 2015 Society of Health and Physical Educators National Conference in Seattle, WA.

 

Bice, M. & Ball, J.  (2015, March). Relations between physical activity, mindfulness, and mental health outcomes. Poster presentation at the 2015 Society of Health and Physical Educators National Conference in Seattle, WA.

 

Ball, J. & Bice, M. (2015, January). Exercise motivation among adults who had access to a physical activity tracking device. Poster presentation at the 2015 National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education Conference in Clearwater, FL.

 

Foust, C., Rochester, C., & Ball, J. (2014, October). Implementing mindful techniques in children and       adolescents. Oral presentation at the 2014 Colorado Association for Health, Physical Education,        Recreation, and Dance State Conference in Westminster, CO.

Background

2013-2015  Assistant Professor of Health Promotion.  Colorado State University-Pueblo.

Physical Education Building PE 1136
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5581
Office Hours
Varies according to semester
Main Campus
Jennifer Banas
Jennifer
R.
Banas
Ed.D.
Associate Professor & Community Health Program Coordinator
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442 5579
Expertise
Health Education, Public Health, Instructional Design and Technology, Curriculum and Instruction
Courses Taught
HLED 350: Health Program Needs Assessment, Planning, and Implementation
HLED 355: Organization and Administration of the School Health Program
HLED 360: Health Program Administration, Marketing, and Evaluation
HLED 365: Health Education for the Middle and High School
HLED 375: Field Experience: School Health Education
SCED 305K: Student Teaching - Health Education
Research Interests
Efficient and effective design of instruction; health communications; technology for teaching, learning, and personal health; school health; and health literacy.
Education

Ed.D, Instructional Design & Technology; Northern Illinois University, 2007

M.S. Ed., Curriculum & Instruction; Northern Illinois University, 2001

M.P.H., health Education & Promotion; University of Illinois - Chicago, 1996

B.S., Health Care Planning & Administration; University of Illinois - Champaign, 1994

Selected Publications

Banas, J., Ball, J., Wallis, L., & Gershon, S. (2017). The adolescent healthcare broker: Adolescents interpreting for family members and themselves in healthcare.  Journal of Community Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10900-016-0312-5.

Santos Green, L., Banas, J.R., & Perkins, R. (2017).  The flipped college classroom: Conceptualized and re-conceptualized. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Banas, J., Victorson, D., Gutierrez S., Cordero, E., Guitelman, J. & Haas, N. (2017). Developing a peer-to-peer mhealth application to connect Hispanic cancer patients.  Journal of Cancer Education, 32, 158-165. doi: 10.1007s13187-016-1066-6.

Banas, J., Wallis, L., Ball, J., & Gershon, S. (2016). Adolescent healthcare brokering: Prevalence, experience, impact, and opportunities. Journal of School Health, 86(12), 898-904. doi: 10-1111/josh.12456.

Ball, J.W., Banas, J., & Bice, M.T. (2016). Understanding health care brokering among young and middle-aged adults. American Journal of Health Studies, 31(4) 190-198.

Banas, J.R. & York, C.S. (2014). The influence of preservice teachers’ TPACK and authentic learning exercises on intentions to integrate technology. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 30(6), 728-746.

Banas, J.R. (2014, December 11). Preservice teachers’ attitudes and beliefs towards different types of bullying and the likelihood they will intervene. Northwest Journal of Teacher Education. Retrieved from http://nwate.com/category/northwest-journal-of-teacher-education-online/ 

Victorson, D., Banas, J., Smith, J., Languido, L., Shen, E., Gutierrez, S., Cordero, E., & Flores, L. (2014, December). eSalud_Culturally Tailored Design and Implementation Considerations for eHealth Interventions with Latino Populations. American Journal of Public Health, 104(12), 2259-2265. 

Banas, J.R. & York, C.S. (2014). The impact of authentic learning exercises on preservice teachers’ motivational beliefs towards technology integration. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 10(3), 60-76.

Banas, J. R. (2014). The influence of collaborative, authentic learning exercises on preservice teachers’ self-efficacy and intentions to intervene into and prevent bullying in their future schools.American Journal of Health Education, 45(4), 239-248.

Banas, J. R. & Velez-Solic, A. M. (2012).  Designing effective and efficient online instructor training and professional development. In L. Kyei-Blankson and S. Keengwe (Eds.) Learning by doing: Professional development in online learning environments. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Banas, J. R. & Brown, C. A. (2012). Web 2.0 visualization tools to stimulate generative learning. In D. Polly, K. Persichitte, & C. Mims (Eds.), Technology in teacher education. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Banas, J. R. (2011). Standardized, flexible design of electronic learning environments to enhance learning efficiency and effectiveness. In A. Kitchenham (Ed.) Blended and mobile learning across disciplines: models for implementation (pp. 66-86).  Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

PE 1125
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442 5579
Office Hours
By appointment
Main Campus
Curriculum Vitae
Karen E. Hand
Karen
E.
Hand
Ed.D.
Associate Professor
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5568
Expertise
Health and Physical Education Pedagogy
Courses Taught
PEMT 201: Principles and Methods in Physical Education
PEMT 203: Fitness Education
PEMT 231: Individual and Dual Sports
PEMT 276: Team Sports
PEMT 303: Adapted Physical Education and Recreation
PEMT 343: Foundations of Physical Education for Elementary Schools
PEMA 166: Recreational Games
PEMA 173: Volleyball
PEMA 203: Weight Training
HLED 103: Community Health
HLED 107: Health for Effective Living
HLED 317: Aging, Death, and Dying
Research Interests
Physical Education Teaching Efficacy; Bullying Prevention Efficacy in Physical Education/Health; Physical Education Teaching Efficacy in a Standards-Based Environment; edTPA efficacy for Physical Education Teacher Candidates Educational Policy in Physical Education and PE Teacher Preparation Programs; Relationship of edTPA to Physical Education Teaching Efficacy and Success
Education

Ed.D.  Curriculum and Instruction

M.S. Recreation, Concentration in Therapeutic Recreation

B.S.  Physical Education

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

Published:

Hand, K. E. (March, 2014). Building confident teachers: Pre-service physical education teachers’ efficacy beliefs. Journal of Case Studies in Education, 6, 1-9.

Hand, K. E. & Stuart, M. E. (October, 2012). Early career physical education teacher efficacy. Journal of Case Studies in Education, 4, 1-10.

Stuart, M.E. & Lieberman, L.J., Hand, K.E. (April, 2006). Parent-child beliefs about physical activity among families of children with visual impairments.  Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness, 100(4), 223-234.

Lieberman, L., Stuart, M.E., Hand, K.E., & Robinson, B. (December, 2006). An investigation of the motivational effects of talking pedometers among youth with visual impairments and deafblindness. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 100(12), 726-736.

Published abstracts

Stuart, M.E., Lieberman, L.J, Hand, K.E. (2005). A qualitative investigation of the motivational effects of using a talking pedometer among children with visual impairments. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 76, 119.

Research/Professional Presentations

Stuart, M. E. & Hand, K.E. (March 2016). Understanding Bullying in the Physical Education Setting: Bystander Efficacy, SHAPE America, Minneapolis, MN.

Hand, K.E. (November 2015). Assessment in PE in REAL Time: Making assessments work while still in the act of teaching. Illinois Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (IAHPERD), St. Charles, IL.

Hand, K.E. (November 2015). FLIPPED PE! – Flipping is more than a physical skill in PE. Illinois Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (IAHPERD), St. Charles, IL.

Hand, K.E. (2014, March). Building Confident Teachers: Preservice Physical Education Teachers’ Efficacy Beliefs Following Clinical and Student Teaching. AABRI International Conference, San Antonio, Texas

Hand, K.E. (2013, February). Achieving Fitness Through Adventure Activities (half day workshop), Presentation with four NEIU undergraduate PETE students. T.E.A.M. Conference, Northeastern Illinois

Hand, K.E. (2012, November). Fitness Using Adventure Activities…It Does a Body Good! Illinois Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance State Convention, St. Charles, IL. (This presentation will be co-presented with five of our UG students in leadership roles with activities and participants.)

Stuart, M.E. & Hand, K.E. (2012, March). Bullying…What Does it Look Like in Physical Education? Bullying Prevention Workshop, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL.

Hand, K.E. (2012, February) Intro to Achieving Fitness with Adventure Activities, Presentation with two NEIU undergraduate PETE students. T.E.A.M. Conference, Northeastern Illinois, Chicago, IL.

Hand, K.E. (2011, November). Making Fitness Fun! Using Adventure Activities to Achieve Fitness. Illinois Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance State Convention, St. Charles, IL. (This presentation was co-presented with six of my UG students leading activities with participants.)

Hand, K.E. (2011, October). Individual and Contextual Sources of Beginning Physical Education Teacher Efficacy. Academic and Business Research Institute Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Hand, K.E. (2011, February). Does Your Brain Care What Your Body is Doing? T.E.A.M. Conference, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL.

Stuart, M. E. & Hand, K. E. (2010, March). Coaching the Mental Side of Sport. National Convention of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Indianapolis, IN.

Stuart, M.E., Lieberman, L.J., Hand, K.E. (2005, April). A qualitative investigation of the motivational effects of using a talking pedometer among children with visual impairments. Research consortium paper presented at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance National Convention, Chicago, IL.

Stuart, M.E., Hand, K.E., & Lieberman, L.J. (2004, October). Parent-child beliefs about physical activity: An examination of families of children with visual impairments. Paper presented at the North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity, Thunderbay, Ontario.

 

PE 1137
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5568
Office Hours
Varies by semester. Also by appointment.
Main Campus
Kim Maljak
Kim
Maljak
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, PE Program Facilitator & Assessment Coordinator
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5575
Courses Taught
PEMT 151: Fundamentals of Rhythm
PEMT 201: Introduction to Principles & Methods in Physical Education
PEMT 203: Fitness Education
PEMT 206: Socio-Cultural Influences on Physical Activity
PEMT 303: Adapted Physical Education and Recreation
PEMT 307: Assessment in Physical Education
PEMT 343: Foundations of Physical Education for Elementary Schools
Research Interests
African-American adolescent females' perspectives of dance and sport.
Education

Physical Education/Kinesiology Pedagogy, PhD
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Physical Education/Kinesiology Pedagogy, MEd
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Dance and Physical Education, BA (with teacher certification)
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Performing Arts, BAPA
Oakland University, Rochester Hills, MI

Selected Publications

Maljak, K., Garn, A., McCaughtry, N., Kulik, N., Martin, J., Shen, B., Whalen, L., & Fahlman, M. (2014). Challenges in offering inner-city after-school physical activity clubs. American Journal of Health Education, 45(5), 297-307.

 

Garn, A., McCaughtry, N., Kulik, N.L., Kaseta, M., Maljak, K., Whalen, L., Shen, B., Martin, J., & Fahlman, M. (2014). Successful after-school physical activity clubs in urban high schools: Perspectives of adult leaders and student participants. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 33, 112-133. 

 

Whalen, L., McCaughtry, N., Garn, A., Kulik, N., Centeio, E.E., Maljak, K., …Martin, J.  (2016). Why inner-city high school students attend after-school physical activity clubs.  Health Education Journal 75(6), 639-651.

 

PE 1132
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5575
Office Hours
Varies by Semester
Main Campus
Moira Stuart, Ph.D.
Moira
E.
Stuart
Ph.D.
Professor
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5546
Courses Taught
EXSC 418: Current Topics in Exercise Science
EXSC 430: Internship
EXSC 435: Theory and Methodology of Coaching
HLED 370: Field Experience in Community Health
Research Interests
Beliefs and motivation for participation in physical activities.
Education

Ph.D.; Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

M.S. Recreation and Leisure Studies Administration, SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY

B.S. Physical Education, State University of New York College at Cortland, Cortland, NY

PE 1130
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5546
Office Hours
By Appointment
Main Campus
Dr. Isidore Udoh
Isidore
A.
Udoh
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5572
Courses Taught
HLED 212: Consumer Health
HLED 307 Human Diseases
HLED 312 Current Health Concepts
HLED 314 Principles of Epidemiology in Health Education
Research Interests
Disease prevention; Global health Disparities, Conflicts, Ecological determinants of health
Education

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Collge of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University

Ph.D.:  North Dakota State University, College of Education and Human Development (HIV Prevention)

JCL: Catholic University of American, School of Canon Law (Workers' Right to a Just Wage)

M.A.: DePaul University, Health Communication

B.Th.:Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome, Italy, Theology, Magna cum Laude

B. Phil.: Pointifical Urbanian University, Rome, Italy, Philosophy, Magna cum Laude

Selected Publications

Udoh, I.A. (2013). A Qualitative Review of Militancy, Amnesty, and Peace Building in Nigeria's Niger Delta. PEACE RESEARCH: The Canadian Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies, 45(1), 63-93.

Udoh, I.A., Mantell JE, Kelvin E. Adams-Skinner, J. (in press).  The influence of religion and culture on HIV transmission in the Niger Delta of Nigeria.  Journal of Religion and Health.

Udoh, I.A., & Ibok, M.S. (2014).  Manipulative and coercive power and the social-ecological determinants of violent conflict in the Niger Delta of Nigeria.  African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review, 4(1), 60-94.

Udoh, I.A. (2013).  Globalization and its discontents. Explorations in Adult Higher Education, 2, 46-49.

Udoh, I.A. (2013).  Oil, migration and the political economy of HIV/AIDS prevention in Nigeria's Niger Delta.  International Journal of Health Services, 43(4). 681-697.

Udoh, I.A., Mantell, J.E., Sandfort, T., & Eighmy, M.A. (2009).  Potential pathways to HIV/AIDS transmission in the Niger Delta of Nigeria: Poverty, migration and commercial sex.  AIDS Care, 21(5), 567-574.

 

 

Selected Performances

"Oil, Pollution, and the Political Economy of Violent Conflict in Nigeria's Niger Delta."  DePaul University MPH Spring Colloquium, April 24, 2013

"Oil, Environment and health: A review of the 2011 UNEP report on pollution in the Niger Delta." A Workshop for 15 host communities to oil production and executives of oil multinationals in the Niger Delta, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, December 19-20, 2011.

"Oil exploration and health: Analysis of Responses to pollution in Ecuador, Nigeria, and Indonesia."  Seminar presentation at the NEHS Center for Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan, Columbia University, New York, November 11, 2011.

Background

Visiting Assistant Professor, School for New Learning, DePaul University, 2011-2015

Affiliated Faculty, Health Communication M.A. Program, DePaul University, 2014-

PE 1142
5500 North St.Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5572
Office Hours
Varies by semester
Main Campus
Julia Valley
Julia
A.
Valley
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor & PE Assessment Coordinator
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5567
Courses Taught
PEMA 172: Basketball
PEMA 203: Weight Training
PEMT 201: Principles and Methods in Physical Education
PEMT 231: Individual and Dual Sports
PEMT 300: Adventure Education Programming
Research Interests
Relationship of Physical Fitness and Motor Competence to Physical Activity
Education

Ph.D. Kinesiology.  University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

M.S. Kinesiology.  University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

B.S. Kinesiology.  University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  Concentration in pedagogy, teacher certification K-12.

Selected Exhibitions

Valley, J., & Graber, K. (2015). Conscious Gender Equitable Teaching Behaviors: Inclusivity for All Students.  Accepted for the annual meeting of the Society for Health and Physical Educators, Seattle, WA.

Valley, J., & Graber, K. (2014). An Examination of Gender-Biased Communication in Physical Education.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Amercan Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, St.Louis. MO.

PE 1136
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5567
Office Hours
Varies by semester
Main Campus
Marianne Morrissey, MA
Marianne
Morrissey
Program Specialist
Health Sciences and Physical Education
Expertise
Student Advisement
Education

MA, DePaul University

Background

Advising for HPERA since 2005

PE 1131
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
M-F 8:30-4:30
Deborah Christiansen (nee Brown)
Deborah
T
Christiansen
MSEd
Instructor
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5560
Expertise
Sports Psychology
Courses Taught
PEMT 316: WIP: Writing in the Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Athletic Professions
Research Interests
Moral Potential
Education

M.S.Ed. Physical Education - Sports Psychology

B.Sc. Psychology

PE 1144
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5560
Office Hours
Varies by semester.
Main Campus
Robin Heggum
Robin
Heggum
Instructor
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5596
Courses Taught
HLED 103: Intro to Community Health
HLED 107: Health for Effective Living
HLED 303: Sex Education
HLED 309: Nutrition and Health
HLED 312: Current Health Concepts
HLED 318: Consumer Health
HLED 317: Aging, Death, and Dying
HLED 319: Drug Education
HLED 340: Health Behavior Theory and Practice
Research Interests
Health Behavior Change, Perceptions of Health, Size Diversity and Health, Health at Every Size, anti-Healthism, Social Disparities and Health, Aging, Longevity, End of Life Issues, Health Policy
Education

Foothill College, AS in Physical Education/Human Performance

Washington State University, BS in Kinesiology

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Master of Public Health 

 

PE 1136
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5596
Office Hours
Varies by semester
Main Campus
LaWanda Jones
LaWanda
Jones
Instructor
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-4783
Courses Taught
HLED 107: Health for Effective Living
HLED 317: Aging, Death, and Dying
PEMA 172: Basketball
PEMA 203: Weight Training
PEMT 303: Adapted Physical Education and Recreation
PEMT 361: Aerobics and Cardiovascular Fitness
Research Interests
Weight Training
Education

M.S.: Chicago State University.  Physical Education

B.S: Grambling State University.  Therapeutic Recreation

PE 1139
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-4783
Office Hours
Varies by Semester
Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies
El Centro
Main Campus
Patrick Keating
Patrick
M
Keating
Instructor
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5560
Expertise
Educational Administration and Leadership, Educational Program & Curriculum Development, Teaching, Martial Arts
Courses Taught
PEMT 152 Judo
Research Interests
Special Education: Autism Programs, Health Education Program Development, Educational Administration Motivational Techniques
Education

B.A. Secondary Education, History: University of Illinois, Chicago

M.A. – Guidance & Counseling: Northeastern Illinois University

M.A. – Educational Administration: Northeastern Illinois University

Advanced Certificate – Vocational/Technical Education: University of Illinois, Urbana

Ed.S. – Educational Administration: Northern Illinois University

Ed.D. – Educational Administration: Northern Illinois University

Educational Leadership Certification: Educational Administration: Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management.

Selected Publications

The Perceived Presence and Importance of the Herzberg Motivator-Hygiene Factors Among Chicago School Principals. (2001)

Background

President and Director: WTM Consult: Educational Consultants

PE 1144
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5560
Office Hours
M 4:45 - 5:15 p.m.; 7:15 - 7:45 p.m.
Main Campus
Christian Kopp
Christian
Kopp
Instructor & Assistant Director of Campus Recreation
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
773) 442-4130
Courses Taught
PEMA 172
Research Interests
Intramural Sports
Education

University of Wisconsin La Crosse; Master of Science, Recreation Management

University of Wisconsin La Crosse; Bachelor of Science, Sports Management

5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
773) 442-4130
Office Hours
Varies by semester
Main Campus
Mo Kelty
Maureen
Mo
Kelty
M.S.
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(312) 563-7131
Courses Taught
PEMT 342: Cooperative Learning in Adventure Education
Research Interests
Cooperative Learning
Education

M.S.: Recreation Administration/Therapeutic Recreation.  Aurora University.

B.S.: Recreation/Minor Physical Education.  Northern Michigan University

Center for College Access and Success (CCAS)
770 N. Halsted St.
Ste 420
Chicago, IL 60642
United States

Phone
(312) 563-7131
Office Hours
Varies by semester. Call for appointment.
Main Campus
Hilary Lee
Hilary
A.
Lee
M.S.
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5560
Courses Taught
HLED 103: Community Health
HLED 107: Health for Effective Living
HLED 303: Sex Education
HLED 318: Consumer Health
HLED 345: Drug Education
HLED 370: Field Experience: Community Health
Research Interests
Health Care Finance
Education

M.S.: Public Health

B.S.: Business Administration

PE 1144
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5560
Office Hours
Varies by Semester. Call for Appointment.
Main Campus
Dave Merrill
Dave
Merrill
Instructor & Director of Campus Recreation
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-4182
Courses Taught
PEMA 162: Bowling
PEMA 163: Golf
PEMA 166: Recreational Games
PEMA 171: Softball
PEMA 172: Basketball
PEMA 203: Weight Training
PEMT 203: Sports Officiating
RECR 302: Leisure Economics
HLED 107: Health for Effective Living
Research Interests
Recreation Philosophy
Education

M.Ed.  Ohio University.  Higher Education

B.S. Indiana University.  Sports Management

PE 1121
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-4182
Office Hours
Varies by Semester.
Main Campus
Susan D. Remiyas
Susan
D.
Remiyas
Instructor
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5083
Expertise
Clinical Student Experience, Student Teacher Supervision
Courses Taught
SCED 305P: Secondary Student Teaching and Seminar in Physical Education
PEMT 344: Foundations of Physical Education for Secondary and Middle Schools
PEMT 341: Curricular Design
PEMA 161: Badminton
Research Interests
Teaching Games for Understanding
Education

B.S. : Physical Education K-12, University of IL at Chicago

M.S.: Kinesiology, University of IL at Chicago.

PE 1140
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5083
Office Hours
By Appointment
Main Campus
Radhika Sharma Gordon
Radhika
Sharma Gordon
MPH
Coordinator, Community Health and Wellness Field Placement
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(312) 282-1199
Expertise
Community Health and Wellness
Courses Taught
HLED 370: Field Experience: Community Health
HLED 375: Health Education: Clinical Experience
Research Interests
1. Trauma-informed wellness and healing for survivors of violence 2. Culturally engaging wellness programs for new Americans 3. Community service learning 4. Immigrant health 5. Asian American health and wellness 6. Violence prevention
Education

MPH: University of Michigan.  Health Behavior and Health Education.

BA:  University of Michigan Residential College.  Social Sciences

PE 1144
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(312) 282-1199
Office Hours
Varies by semester; and by appointment.
Main Campus
Truvae White
Truvae
White
DC
Instructor
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5560
Courses Taught
PEMT 302
Research Interests
Physical Therapy
Education

National University of Health Sciences; Doctor of Chiropractic

Northern Illinois University; Bachelor of Arts

PE 1144
5500 N. St. Louis Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5560
Office Hours
Varies by semester
Main Campus
Celine Woznica
Celine
V.
Woznica
MPH, DrPH
Instructor
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5560
Expertise
Popular health education; community health worker formation; child participation in health.
Courses Taught
HLED 370: Field Experience: Community Health
HLED 375: Health Education: Clinical Experience
Research Interests
Community Health; Immigrant and refuge health; global health; children as health promoters
Education

MPH, University of Illinois at Chicago

DrPH, Univeristy of Illinois at Chicago

Additional Information

Bilingual English-Spanish fluency in reading, writing, and speaking

PE 1144
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5560
Office Hours
By Appointment
Main Campus