Health and Exercise Sciences

  • Tara Osseck, ’07, Honored as Young Business Leader

    July 14, 2015

    The St. Louis Business Journal recently published its annual “30 Under 30” list, recognizing a group of up-and-coming young professionals in the St. Louis area, and we are proud to announce that Tara Osseck is on the list. Tara is a manager – physician relations and business development at St. Luke’s Hospital. Read more»

  • Alumnus Honored By U.S. Sports Academy

    July 13, 2015

    Graduation with Honors is not the highest recognition that Dr. David Peterson (’95) will receive from the United States Sports Academy. The U.S. Navy Commander is also being awarded the Academy’s 2015 Alumnus of the Year Award for his outstanding performance as a student and a professional. Commander Peterson received his doctorate in Sport Management […]

  • Michelle Boyd Receives MoATA Award

    June 18, 2015

    The Missouri Athletics Trainers’ Association (MoATA) recently presented Michelle Boyd, Head Athletic Trainer and Former Director of the Athletic Training program at Truman, with the MoATA Outstanding Service Award at the association’s Honors and Awards luncheon in Cape Girardeau. Read more  

  • SPHA Scholar Bowl Team Takes Third

    April 24, 2015

    On April 11-12th 2015, five SPHA members traveled to the Public Health Scholar Bowl Competition at Saint Louis University in St. Louis. The students participated in the trivia challenge and placed third overall. Pictured, from left to right, Dr. Alicia Wodika, Brendan Cronley, Alex Connor, Jessica Wentworth, Melanie Lamb, Liz Chau, and Dr. Janice Clark. […]

  • Truman Students Present Their Research

    March 30, 2015

    On December 9th, 2014, Health and Exercise Science students presented their research during the HES poster presentation. The Poster presentation occurs every semester and involves the HLTH349: Research Methods for the Health Sciences course(s) and ES224: Research Methods and Data Interpretation course(s). Photos from the event are included below. Dr. Jerry Mayhew discusses with students […]

  • Wyatt Beckman New York City Bound

    March 25, 2015

    Wyatt Beckman, Health Science major, has been selected to participate in the Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) in New York City this summer. SPHSP is a partnership of  Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, College of Dental Medicine, School of Nursing, and the Mailman School of Public Health. Together they represent the broad […]

  • Professor Penny Wars

    February 25, 2015

    Professor Penny Wars was a fundraiser put on by Phi Epsilon Kappa. It ran February 9th -13th, the week before Valentine’s Day. We asked Professor Jana Arabas, Dr. Michael Bird, Professor Liz Jorn, Dr. Adam King, Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Dr. Brian Snyder to participate. The professor that had the most money in their container […]

  • Dr. Clark’s Capstone Class Gives Back

    February 6, 2015

    On Thursday, December 4, 2014, students from Dr. Janice Clark’s HLTH 440 Program Implementation and Evaluation course presented a summary of their capstone projects in VH 1010. Fall semester students selected or were assigned a campus/community service learning project. They could work individually, in pairs or small groups. Each student was required to complete a […]

  • HLTH 362 Help to Clean Bear Creek

    February 5, 2015

    On Saturday, September 27, 2014 twenty students from Dr. Janice Clark’s HLTH 362, Environmental Health class and the Student Public Health Association cleaned Bear Creek from Normal Street to LaHarpe Street.  (This is the section of the creek as it flows through campus.)  They began the morning with a short lesson by Michele Woolbright about […]

  • HLTH 362 Second Life Projects

    February 4, 2015

    Students in Dr. Janice Clark’s HLTH 362 Environmental Health class had the assignment to give a used item in their environment a second life beyond its primary intended purpose.  They were directed to incorporate every day, used/recycled items to create something entirely new and different from the purpose of the original item. The students displayed […]

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