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Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: FacultyMaster of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: Faculty

Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: Faculty

All of the faculty members in the exercise science and health promotion online degree program have taken an eCertification course preparing them to use the technology and showing them how to teach in a web-based environment. Our faculty members frequently discuss web-based course pedagogy and curriculum design with each other and various other professionals. Additionally, they have a wide variety of expertise in their respective fields of study, with more than 75% holding earned doctorates in their discipline. Click on each of their profiles below to learn more about their experience, publications, awards and contact information.

Program Chair

  • Photo of Dr. Barry E. McGlumphy

    Dr. Barry E. McGlumphy


    Dr. McGlumphy is a full professor at Cal U. He developed and implemented the Exercise Science More


  • Photo of Dr. William B. Biddington

    Dr. William B. Biddington


    Dr. William Biddington earned the degree of Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from West More

  • Photo of Dr. Carol Biddington

    Dr. Carol Biddington

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Biddington is the recipient of the 2009 C.B. Wilson Distinguished Faculty Award at Cal U  More

  • Photo of Dr. Joni L. Cramer Roh

    Dr. Joni L. Cramer Roh


    Dr. Joni Roh is a professor in the Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies at California More

  • Photo of Dr. Marc S. Federico

    Dr. Marc S. Federico

    Associate Professor


  • Photo of Melissa Hatton

    Melissa Hatton

    Adjunct Professor

    Melissa Hatton lives in the South Hills of Pittsburgh with her husband and two children. More

  • Jeffrey R. Hatton

    Associate Professor


  • Photo of Dr. Rebecca A. Hess

    Dr. Rebecca A. Hess


    Dr. Hess was s the recipient of the 2009 Presidential Faculty Award for Teaching at Cal U as More

  • Photo of Christina Lombardo

    Christina Lombardo


    Christina Lombardo, BCC, MCC, CPCC, MA, is a Certified Professional Health & Wellness Coach. Since More

  • Photo of Dr. Linda Platt Meyer

    Dr. Linda Platt Meyer


    Dr. Linda Platt Meyer, a full professor at California University of Pennsylvania, teaches a More

  • Photo of Dr. Benjamin Reuter

    Dr. Benjamin Reuter

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Reuter is an associate professor in the Department of the Exercise Science and Sport More

  • Photo of Christine Romani-Ruby

    Christine Romani-Ruby

    Associate Professor

    Romani-Ruby has been a licensed physical therapist and certified athletic trainer for 17 years More

  • James Thornton, MA, ATC, PES, CES

    Adjunct Professor

    Mr. Thornton received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Utah State University in More

  • Photo of Dr. Ronald Wagner

    Dr. Ronald Wagner

    Associate Professor


  • Photo of Dr. Ellen J. West

    Dr. Ellen J. West

    Associate Professor

    West has taught a variety of the web-based and on-campus courses. These include courses in the  More