My Training & Education          


Certified & Licensed Wellcoach®, Wellcoaches Corporation & ACSM, May 2007   



University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA 

Ph.D. in Epidemiology, May 1989
Areas of Concentration: Epidemiology, Biostatistics, & Health Promotion

Dissertation: Physical inactivity and other predictors of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM)

Post-doctoral Fellowship, July 1989-June 1990
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI): Behavioral Factors in Cardiovascular Disease Training Grant

Harvard University, School of Public Health, Boston, MA
M.S. in Epidemiology, June 1980

Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.
B.S. in Biology, cum laude, May 1977



Research Supplement Award to Promote Re-entry into Research Careers, National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute, Mechanisms Underlying Psychosocial Associations with Ischemic Heart Disease
Project No. RO1 HL44199-03S1, 1992-1996

Pre & Post-doctoral Fellowship, U.C. Berkeley, Behavioral Factors in Health, NHLBI, 1989-1990 (Behavioral Factors in Cardiovascular Disease Training Grant)

$15,000 Diabetes Research & Education Foundation Research Grant, 1988-1989

Fellowship, Harvard School of Public Health 1979-1980

Dean’s List, Syracuse University, 1973-1977


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