Health and Exercise Sciences

  • Truman HES — A Great Starting Point for a Career in Public Health

    January 20, 2018

    “As an international student, I was quite nervous about attending university in the U.S., but Truman was so welcoming that it became home for me for the years I spent there. After graduation I went back to my home country, Tanzania, so that I could work in the public health field there. In 2016, I […]

  • HLTH 440 Students Present their Capstone Projects

    January 19, 2018

    On December 4, 2017 the following Health Science students in HLTH 440 (Program Implementation and Evaluation) course presented their Capstone projects: Jessi Falvey & Nicole Sparks:  HLTH 255 & HLTH 290 Teaching Assistants Aviance Webb & Mitchell Schroeder:  Dental Health for Pre-K & K Students Shayda Afrassiab:  Matter of Balance Classes Hyerin Kim & Raven […]

  • Truman Alum Recounts on HES Experience

    January 18, 2018

    Where has the time gone?!?!  I graduated from Truman with an Exercise Science (Pre-Med) degree in 2005.  In my four years there, not only did I grow as a professional/student, I also grew as a person.  I can’t give enough credit to the phenomenal HES professors I had (many of which are still there to this […]

  • 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 […]

  • Students Pass Athletic Training Certification Exam

    November 29, 2017

    Athletic Training Congratulations to our December graduates Caitlyn Harter, Paige Clawson and Brock Wright for passing their Board of Certification Exam on the first attempt!! They are now eligible for certification as an athletic trainer once they graduate! The Truman Athletic Training program is at a 100% first time pass rate for the Board of […]

  • 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 […]