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Kathryn Berlin, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Health Sciences. Her research interests focus 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 of Science in Kinesiology and received her master’s in Physical Education from Indiana University (IUPUI). Berlin earned a dual title doctorate in Health Promotion & Disease Prevention and Gerontology from Purdue University. She is certified as a health education specialist (CHES) as well as being a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS).
Berlin is the Undergraduate Program Director for the Bachelor of Science Health Sciences program. Currently recognized as one of the top 25 Health Sciences program in the U.S. (College Choice, 2018), the degree prepares students for professional careers in health sciences or for entry into graduate health sciences programs. The program offers students a challenging curriculum in a traditional face-to-face format, online delivery, or hybrid of the two that allows graduates to contribute to the mental and physical well-being of individuals.