Wendy Bjerke, PhD

Wendy Bjerke, Ph.D., PAPHS

Clinical Associate Professor

Degrees and Certifications

    • Ph.D., Public Health - Epidemiology, Walden University 
    • M.S., Exercise Science, Southern Connecticut State University
    • B.A., Exercise Physiology, University of California at Davis

    Specialty or Specialist Certification/Training

    • American College of Sports Medicine certification: Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist

Teaching Responsibilities

    • EX 101 -  Health, Fitness and Recreation
    • EX 250 -  Exercise Physiology
    • EX 365 -  Clinical Exercise Science
    • EX 411 -  Professional Seminar
    • EX 524 -  Advanced Clinical Testing and Prescription II
    • EX 560 -  Thesis Preparation
    • EX 561 -  Thesis Completion
    • HS 303 - Health Education and Healthy Lifestyles

Research Interests & Grants

    Grants:

    • 2014 - Creative Teaching Grant - Sacred Heart University
    • 2012 - University Research Creativity Grant - Sacred Heart University
    • 2009 - 15Fit Kids Grant Funding - Association for Prevention Teaching and Research and for Disease Control

    Research Interests:

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Health Promotion
    • Infectious and Chronic Disease Interactions
    • Service Learning

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    • 2011 "Fit Kids" Program Recognized, Association for Prevention Teaching and Research and for Disease Control 

Publications and Presentations

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Exercise Science
    Cambridge 2-ES-23
    College of Health Professions
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