Jul 25, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

Applied Health Sciences and Wellness, School of

College of Health Sciences and Professions 
Grove Center E160
Phone: 740.566.0470
Fax: 740.593.0289

Dhiraj Vattem, Director
Jane Boney, Administrative Specialist
Barbara Wright, Administrative Services Associate


The mission of the School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness is to provide distinctive programs that integrate theory, research, and practice.  The programs foster the development of successful graduates that enhance health, wellness, and quality of life through prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation.



Applied Nutrition  (BS6470)
Exercise Physiology Major (B.S.P.Ex.)  (BS8122)
Exercise Physiology - Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration (B.S.P..Ex)   (BS8171)
Nutrition Science Major (B.S.F.N.S.)  (BS6474)


Applied Nutrition Minor  (OR6360)


Student Organizations

Exercise Physiology Club
The OHIO Exercise Physiology Club is a student-led organization that focuses on the education of its members regarding the field of exercise physiology and related professions.  The goal is to create unity among its members and to promote health and wellness that will benefit both Ohio University and the Athens community.  The club participates in numerous philanthropic events such as the Athens Marathon, Race for a Reason, Special Olympics, Quad Rugby, and many more.  The club also offers opportunities such as certifications, conferences and research involvement to the members.

Advisor: Anna Brooks, brooksa2@ohio.edu
Phone: 740.593.1334

Athletic Training Student Organization
The purpose of Student Athletic Training Club is to help promote the profession of Athletic Training.  This task will be completed through education, community service, building professional relationships with social events, and professional development within state, regional, and national AT organizations.

Advisor: Kristine Ensign, ensign@ohio.edu
Phone: 740.593.9497

Ohio University Student Nutrition Club
The purpose of nutrition club is to help promote nutrition awareness throughout campus and surrounding communities by providing service for nutrition-related activities; to provide information to all interested students about the dietetic profession; and to encourage professional development among members.

Advisor: Deborah Murray, murrayd1@ohio.edu
Phone: 740.593.4498

Ohio University Chapter of the College Diabetes Network
Ohio University Chapter of the College Diabetes Network is a student organization whose mission is to make Ohio University a diabetes-friendly campus. Students with or without diabetes are welcome.

Advisor: Jennifer Yoder, yoderj@ohio.edu