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Jolynn Gardner

Director, Public Health Program Health Studies

Jolynn Gardner is the Director of American University’s Public Health Program. She earned a doctorate in Community Health Education and Health Services Administration from The Ohio State University and she is certified as a Health Education Specialist. Jolynn’s academic and research interests include undergraduate public health education; issues associated with stress, change and loss, particularly among young adults; drug abuse education and prevention; and healthy nutrition / lifestyle initiatives. Jolynn recently authored a textbook for college-level stress management courses titled From Stress to Strength: Increasing Optimism, Gratitude, and Resiliency (Cognella Publishing).

Degrees

PhD, The Ohio State University, Community Health Education
MA, The Ohio State University, Health Promotion Management
BS, Iowa State University, Exercise Science

Office
CAS - Health Studies
Gray - 116
Contact Info
(202) 885-3943 (Office)

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See Also
Public Health Program

Teaching

  • Summer 2016

  • Fall 2016

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