Kinesiology and Public Health Newsletter 2018
Kinesiology and Public Health Professor Wins CSU Award for Outstanding Scholarship
Professor and STRIDE Director Suzanne Phelan received the $20,000 Wang Family Excellence Award for outstanding commitment to student achievement and scientific contributions. Phelan’s influential research focuses on how to help mothers achieve healthy weight management before, during and after pregnancy.
Department Welcomes New Faculty
Five new faculty, including Marilyn Tseng, pictured above, joined the department in recent years. Their expertise ranges from cancer prevention to sport psychology.
Students Take Home ACSM Trophy
Cal Poly won the Student Bowl at the Southwest American College of Sports Medicine meeting. They will compete at the national meeting in May.
Letter from the Chair
The department has a new name, Kinesiology and Public Health, in keeping with an increasing interest in public health careers. Kristine Jankovitz explains the change and gives updates on other department news.
Student-Faculty Research Tackles Cancer Prevention, Infant Feeding
Analyzing social media content to promote cancer prevention--that's what Julia Alber (pictured at left) and her student research team have been up to. Other groups tackled topics ranging from obesity to the psychology of sport.
Thank You to Our Generous Donors
Gifts from alumni, parents, friends, businesses and agencies enable our department to continue to provide exceptional Learn by Doing projects and opportunities for today’s students. We greatly appreciate your support.