Kerry D. Morgan, Ph.D., CHES

Kerry D. Morgan, Ph.D., CHES

Clinical Assistant Professor

Professional Interests

  • Prevention and treatment of childhood obesity
  • Empowerment approaches to inspire positive health behavior change
  • School wellness initiatives (particularly early childhood and elementary)
  • Family resilience
  • Service learning

Degrees and Certifications


    • Ph.D., Health, Leisure, and Human Performance, 2016, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
    • M.S., Health and Human Performance, 2005, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
    • B.S., Finance, 2002, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK



    • Certified Health Education Specialist, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., 2005-present
    • Certified Health Coach, American Council on Exercise, 2016-present

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Community & Public Health
    • Intro to Healthcare and Health Professions

Research Interests and Grants

    Principal Investigator. Oklahoma State University Center for Family Resilience Seed Funding. Exploring Pediatric Weight Management Program Non-participation and Attrition Through A Mixed-Method Inquiry. Funding Period: January 2017-June 2017. Amount Funded: $1,000.

    Co-Investigator. Oklahoma State University Interdisciplinary Grant. Interdisciplinary Training Program for the Prevention, Assessment and Treatment of Childhood Obesity. Funding Period: September 2012-August 2013. Amount Funded: $33,541.

Publications and Presentations

Kerry Morgan

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: Tues & Thurs: 2PM-4PM; Wed: 1PM-3PM
  • Location:
    Health Science and Leadership
    Ctr for Healthcare Education CHCE*N106
    College of Health Professions
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