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Jolynn Gardner Associate Chair, Dept. of Health Studies Health Studies

Degrees
Ph.D. The Ohio State University, M.A. The Ohio State University, B.S. Iowa State University

Favorite Spot on Campus
The Quad
Bio
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.
See Also
Department of Health Studies
For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

Teaching

Spring 2021

  • HLTH-480 Public Health Capstone

  • HLTH-480 Public Health Capstone

Summer 2021

  • HLTH-615 Science of Health Promotion

Fall 2021

  • HLTH-650 Behavior Change in Health Prom

AU Experts

Area of Expertise

public health, curriculum development, coping with stress, grief, and loss

Additional Information

Gardner recently authored a textbook for college-level stress management courses titled From Stress to Strength: Increasing Optimism, Gratitude, and Resiliency (Cognella Publishing).

For the Media

To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

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