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Kathleen Allison

Dr. Kathleen Allison

114 Willis Health Professions Center
(570) 484-2677

Courses Most Commonly Taught

  •  Introduction to Health
  • Community Health Education Methods & Strategies
  • Foundations of School & Community Health Education
  • Stress Management and Life Skills
  • Cultural Aspects of Health
  • School Health Programs
  • Teaching of Nutrition and Consumer Health
  • Evaluation of Health Education and Promotion Programs
  • Assessment & Planning of Health Promotion Programs I
  • Theoretical Foundations of Health Education and Promotion

Areas of Expertise

  • Health Literacy
  • Professional Preparation in Health Education

Education

  • Ph.D., Health Studies, Texas Woman’s University
  • M.P.H., Health Education & Promotion, University of South Carolina
  • B.S. Ed., Biology Education, Indiana University of PA

Courses Developed

  • Community Health Education Methods & Strategies
  • Foundations of School & Community Health Education
  • Cultural Aspects of Health
  • Evaluation of Health Education and Promotion Programs
  • Assessment & Planning of Health Promotion Programs I
  • Theoretical Foundations of Health Education and Promotion

Refereed Professional Publications & Presentations

Allison, K.G. (2014, January). Successful synergy: Building relationships to promote adolescent health. Presented at the 5th International Conference on the Health Risks of Youth, Nassau, Bahamas.

Allison, K.G., & Welch, L. (2013, June). Garnering support for community and school programs: Lesson from the field. Presented at the 2013 Keystone Health Promotion Conference, Harrisburg, PA.

Stevenson, B., & Allison, K. G. (2013, April). School-community partnerships: Sharing strengths to promote health and academic achievement of students. Presented at the 2013 Society for Public Health Education conference, Orlando, FL. 

Professional/Community Service

  • PA SOPHE Annual Meeting 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011; Chair March 2007, Chair October 2010
  • PA Public Health Association, 2006
  • SOPHE Annual Meeting Awards Committee, 2006 - 2013, Chair 2007, 2008, 2009
  • President’s Task Force on the State and Status of SOPHE Chapters Society for Public Health Education 2006
  • SOPHE 2009 Annual Meeting Planning Committee, Co-Chair, Continuing Education Committee
  • SOPHE Annual Meeting Planning Committee 2013, 2015
  • American Association for Health Education, Position Statement Committee, 2007 – 2010
  • Phi Kappa Phi, Secretary/Treasurer for Lock Haven University Chapter, 2008-2014
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