Health and Exercise Sciences

  • Environmental Health Class Street Cleaning

    October 21, 2015

      The Environmental Health Class, taught by Dr. Janice Clark, completed street cleaning for their stretch of High Street.  Thank you Dr. Clark and students! Students from left to right are: Maggie Pool, Clare Pond, Matt Barofski, Allison Politsch, Ty Clinkenbeard, Emily Quick, Brendon Cronley, Gillian Mwangi, Tori Thompson, and Rachael Reckamp.

  • Lee Advising Award Presented to Dr. Hurst

    September 2, 2015

    The Lee Advising Award pays tribute to excellent advisers and demonstrates how important academic advising is at Truman. Recipients of the Lee Advising Award are nominated by students and colleagues and are ultimately selected by a committee. Hurst, an associate professor of exercise science, began teaching at Truman in 2005. She teaches classes in sport […]

  • Maggie DeDecker at Creighton

    Maggie DeDecker, May ’15 Health Science Alumna, is beginning her Doctorate program in Occupational Therapy at Creighton University.  She participated in the white coat ceremony on August 22nd.  Maggie said, “I’m one week into the program and it’s already completely amazing and extremely challenging. They don’t waste any time getting started here! Truman has prepared […]

  • 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 […]

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