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Jolynn Gardner Director, Public Health Program 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 Director of the Public Health Program in the Department of Health Studies. Dr. Gardner has over 25 years of experience in undergraduate Public Health education. 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, change and loss, particularly among young adults; drug abuse education and prevention; and healthy nutrition / lifestyle initiatives.
See Also
Public Health Program
For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

AU Expert

Area of Expertise

public health, minorities and public health, stress management

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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