Kathryn Berlin, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Health Sciences. Her research focuses on the scholarship of teaching, the feasibility of utilizing health education specialists in physician practices, the use of health risk appraisals in the workforce, and the motivations for continued physical activity as individuals’ age.
Berlin graduated from Texas Women’s University with a bachelor’s in kinesiology and received her master’s in physical education from Indiana University. Berlin also earned a dual doctorate in health promotion and disease prevention and gerontology from Purdue University. She is a certified health education specialist as well as a strength and conditioning specialist.
Berlin is the undergraduate program director for the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences program. The degree prepares students for clinically focused health-care careers and entry into professional programs. Berlin ensures students receive a challenging curriculum delivered in a traditional face-to-face, online, or hybrid format.