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  Feb 18, 2018
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Health and Human Performance

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Interim Chair: Bryan Winters

Faculty:  Lars Andersson, Brittany Bennett, Michael Blackburn, Rhonda Blank, Rose Bussey, Johnny Cox, Danny Davis, Kapica Davis, Susan Edkins4, Leah Fiorentino1, Joe Ford, Joseph Hannant, John Haskins, Kristen Hobbs, Jeff Jefferson, Othello Johnson, Beverly Justice, Robin Langley, Billy Lindquist, LeDell Love, Ellen McGill, John Miglarese, Ben Miller, Paul O'Neil, Peter Ormsby, Pauline Privitera, Drew Richards, Shane Richardson, Katie Rueffer, Denny Scruton5, David Synan, Joey Tamburo, Marian Wooten3,6

1Graduate Program Director
2Health Promotion Track Coordinator
3Recreation Track Coordinator
4Athletic Training Coordinator

5Teacher Education Coordinator
6Assistant Chair


The purposes of the Department of Health and Human Performance are: (1) to provide a comprehensive academic program in health, physical education, and recreation for students who plan to pursue one of these fields as a profession; (2) to provide professional preparation for prospective teachers in the area of health and physical education; (3) to provide a service program which will afford all students the opportunity to learn and participate in a wide range of activities which will benefit them now and in the future; and (4) to educate individuals about risk factors associated with certain lifestyle choices and provide them with the skills to make behavioral changes that will improve their health and the quality of their lives.

The Department of Health and Human Performance offers the Master of Arts (M.A.) and the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) graduate programs. For complete information about programs and courses leading to the M.A. and M.A.T., see School of Graduate Studies .




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