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Emily Van Wasshenova, Ph.D.

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Title: Coordinator, Assistant Professor - Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
Office: 3097 Human Health Building
Phone: (248) 364-8847
Fax: (248) 364-8657

Educational Background: 
Ph.D., Health Education, University of Toledo
M.S., Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University
B.S., Health Fitness in Preventive and Rehabilitative Programs, Central Michigan University 

Teaching Interests: 
Health Behavior
Human Nutrition and Health
Healthy Lifestyles
Community Health

Dr. Van Wasshenova is interested in health behaviors. Her main research focuses on physical activity and nutrition behavior, using an interdisciplinary approach to identify decision making processes and develop effective interventions for initiation and/or maintenance of physical activity and healthy eating patterns.

If you are interested in joining the Health Behavior and Promotion Research Lab, please complete this form.

If you are looking for an Honors College Thesis Mentor, please complete this form.

Professional Affiliations: 
American College of Sports Medicine
Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior

Personal Interests: 
Running, gardening, cooking, reading, traveling, camping, hiking

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