Health and Exercise Sciences

  • Gaining the Knowledge & Tools to Pursue a Passion for Medicine

    December 12, 2017

    The HES program at Truman State University provided me with all the knowledge and tools I needed to pursue my passion for medicine. My favorite things about the HES program were the small class sizes and the ability to build relationships with my professors. My professors were very accessible and willing to provide me with extra opportunities […]

  • Graduate Reflects on Experience in Truman HES

    November 13, 2017

    After graduating from physical therapy school with my DPT degree and reflecting back on my years of education, I can confidently say the HES department at Truman prepared me more than I could have imagined when I chose to attend Truman. From day one, the faculty and staff within the department made me feel like […]

  • Recent Graduates Attend Public Health Conference

    October 31, 2017

    Health Science graduates, Erika Holliday (2015) and Bonnie Kempker (2016), attended the Missouri Public Health Association Conference in September. Erika is now the Health Educator for Columbia-Boone County Health Department in Missouri and Bonnie works as an Adolescent Health Educator for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

  • Students Attend Missouri Public Health Association Conference

    October 30, 2017

    On Tuesday, September 26th, Alicia Wodika traveled with four students (left to right: Manasa Chintakunta, Mitch Schroeder, Maha Mohamed, and Chaney Cooper) to the Missouri Public Health Association Conference in Columbia, Missouri.

  • Truman Alumna Tells About her Great HES Experience

    October 3, 2017

    When I graduated my goal was to find a role where I could engage in community collaboration, promote healthy living practices, and influence health-related policies.  My journey in public health began as a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) near Kansas City, Missouri where I developed and implemented a variety of community-based health promotion programs.  While […]

  • TSU Named among Top Ten Schools of CHES Candidate-Producing Professional Preparation Programs.

    October 1, 2017

    Truman State University was named as one of the Top Ten Schools with the most students qualifying for the CHES examination for 2015 and 2016 by the National Commission of Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC).  In both 2015 and 2016 Truman State University was ranked number six.  The other schools on the lists are as […]

  • JBA Course 2017

    September 29, 2017

    Nancy Daley-Moore taught a JBA course entitled Consumer Health: The Media’s Role in Your Health. During the course, students learned about different topics in health, such as skin care, dental health, alternative medicine, and nutrition. Students also learned about advertising tactics and created their own advertisements about a particular health topic. Thank you to HES […]

  • Truman Alumna Shares her Truman Experience in HES

    September 27, 2017

    “After I graduated in 2006, I accepted a job offer at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center in Madison.  In 2011, I opted to go back to school part-time while working at the Cancer Center and received a Teaching English as a Foreign Language certificate.  In 2012 I moved to Gwangju, South Korea, where […]

  • Spring 2018: New Course in Exercise Science – ES 206: First Aid and CPR Instructor

    September 26, 2017

    In Spring 2018 ES instructors Jana Arabas and Liz Jorn will be offering ES 206: First Aid and CPR Instructor. The course is a 1 credit class that will meet Tuesdays from 12:00-1:20. Upon successful completion of the course students will be certified to teach CPR/First Aid classes through the American Heart Association. This course would […]

  • Maria Benitez Shares What She Gained From Truman HES

    September 25, 2017

    “After graduating from Truman, I pursued a Master of Health Administration (MHA) from The University of Missouri—Columbia, or Mizzou. I received my MHA and a graduate certificate in Health Informatics in May 2016. During my last year of grad school, I applied for competitive administrative fellowships and obtained one with HSHS Eastern Wisconsin Division in […]

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