- Ph.D. The Ohio State University,
M.A. The Ohio State University,
B.S. Iowa State University
- Favorite Spot on Campus
- The Quad
- Jolynn Gardner is the Associate Chair of the Department of Health Studies and director of the Master of Science program in Health Promotion Management. Dr. Gardner has over 25 years of experience in higher education, focusing on Public Health and Health Promotion. 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. Dr. Gardner’s academic and research interests include undergraduate public health education and curriculum development; issues associated with stress, loss, and grief, particularly among young adults; drug abuse education and prevention; and healthy nutrition / lifestyle initiatives.
HLTH-110 Introduction to Public Health
HLTH-650 Behavior Change in Health Prom
Area of Expertise
public health, curriculum development, coping with stress, grief, and loss
Gardner recently authored a textbook for college-level stress management courses titled From Stress to Strength: Increasing Optimism, Gratitude, and Resiliency (Cognella Publishing).