Anna E. Greer, PhD, MCHES

Anna E. Greer, PhD, MCHES

Associate Professor, Director of Master of Public Health , Exercise Science

Degrees and Certifications

    • Ph.D., Health Promotion, Education & Behavior, 2009, Arnold School of Public Health at University of South Carolina
    • M.S., Health Education and Behavior, 2006, University of Florida
    • B.S., Health and Exercise Science, 2004, Furman University

    Certifications:

    • Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, 2018-Present
    • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, 2006-2018
    • Certificate of Graduate Studies in Gerontology, University of South Carolina

Teaching Responsibilities

    • PBH 403 – Social Determinants of Health
    • PBH 409 – Policy in Public Health
    • PBH 410 – Systems Thinking
    • PBH 522 – Behavioral Aspects of Exercise

Research Interests and Grants

    Research Interests

    • Environment and Policy Supports for Active Living & Healthy Eating
    • Physical Activity Initiation & Maintenance
    • Food Justice

    Grants

    Southern Connecticut State University Tobacco Initiative
    Project Title: Examining and Addressing Vaping on Sacred Heart University’s Campus
    Co-PI: Anna E. Greer
    Funding Requested: $11,500.00
    Project Dates: September 1, 2018-May 31, 2019
    Status: Awarded

    The Nature Conservancy
    Project Title: Youth Empowerment and Advocacy for Safe and Green Walks to School
    PI: Anna E. Greer
    Funding Requested: $10,000.00
    Project Dates: August, 2017-July, 2018
    Status: Awarded

    The Nature Conservancy
    Project Title: Scaling Up of a Community-Driven, Youth-Led Approach to Advocate for Safe and Green Walks to School
    Co-PI: Anna E. Greer
    Funding Requested: $15,000.00
    Project Dates: March, 2019-December, 2019
    Status: Awarded

Publications and Presentations

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: Available by appointment
  • Location:
    Exercise Science
    Ctr for Healthcare Education CHCE*N111
    College of Health Professions
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