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Campbell, David
David Campbell
Title: Chair, Department of Health Sciences & Director of Health Services
College: College of Science, Mathematics, and Health
Department: Department of Health Sciences
Phone: 304-384-5331
Discipline: Health
Room: Fines Arts M109
Office Hours:

Graduate Students: By appointment
Undergraduate Students: M, T, W, Th 10-12


Box: F-30

David Campbell


Biography

I serve as the Director of Health Services, Director of EDPD, & Distinguished Professor of Health Sciences. I hold a BS in Health and Physical Education from Virginia Tech, an MA in Health Education and Promotion (research emphasis) from East Carolina University, and a PhD in Health Behavior from Virginia Tech. For the past twenty years, I have worked in higher education. Previously, I was employed as a community health specialists (specializing in adolescent pregnancy prevention programming) and served as a public school educator. I have published on the relationship between spirituality, religion, death, and risk taking behaviors in college underclassmen. I have received over one and a half million dollars in grants and contracts. I have also been an invited speaker at over ninety state, regional, national, and international meetings. Personally: I am a married with four children (ages 20, 19, 16, & 15). I enjoy travel, outdoor activities and sports card investing.

Education

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA
Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction; Cognate: Health Behavior
Dissertation Title: An Examination of the Relationship between Spirituality and Religion and Selected Risk-Taking Behaviors in College Underclassmen.
Major Advisor: Kerry Redican, Ph.D., MPH, CHES, FASHA
GPA: 4.0/4.0



Morehead State University – Morehead, KY
Post-Graduate Studies – public health, program design, development, and evaluation,
GPA: 4.0/4.0

East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
M.A., Health Education and Promotion – Research Emphasis
Thesis Title: The Association among Selected Factors and Death Anxiety in College Underclassmen.
Major Advisor: W. Michael Felts, Ph.D.
GPA: 3.5/4.0

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA
B.S., Health and Physical Education
Teaching Endorsement P-12th Grade
GPA: 3.2/4.0

Research

Assessment of Emergency Preparedness for High School Athletics in a Rural Appalachian State by Schneider, Kyle; Meeteer, Wesley; Nolan, Jill; Campbell, H. David, Rural and Remote Health 17: 3879. 2017. http://www.rrh.org.au/publishedarticles/article_print_3879.pdf

Barriers to Parent Support for Physical Activity in Appalachia, Nolan, J. A., Lilly, C.L. Leary, J.A., Meeteer, W., Campbell, H.D., Dino, G.A., and Cotrell, L. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. Volume: 0 Issue: 0 Pages: 1-18
doi: 10.1123/jpah.2015-0474 http://journals.humankinetics.com/doi/abs/10.1123/jpah.2015-0474

Teacher Perceptions of FITNESSGRAM® and Application of Results" Miller, W.M., Buldger, S. Lilly, C.L., Campbell, H.D., Elliott, & Wiegand, R. International Journal of Exercise Science 2016, Vol 9, Iss. 2

Campbell, H. D. (2009, November). Spirituality and Religion and Selected Risk-Taking Behaviors in College Underclassmen. The International Journal of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI 2009) ISBN: 978-84-613-2953-3. ISBN: 978-84-613-2955-7. 

Campbell, H. D., & Felts, W. M. (2004). A Comparison of Death Anxiety in College Underclassmen before and After the Catastrophic National Event of September 11th, 2001. Psychological Reports, 2004, 95, 1055-1058. 

Tompkins N, Giacobbi P, Nolan JA, Campbell HD, Miller WN, Meeteer, W (October 2020) A hard obstacle to overcome: Barriers to support for child physical activity in a sample of rural parents. Paper presented at the 2020 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo. San Francisco, CA. 

Nolan JA, Beasley, S, Campbell HD (April 2020) The Relationship Between BMI and First Semester GPA at a Rural University. Poster presented at the 2020 SHAPE America National Convention, Salt Lake City, UT. 

Nolan JA, Miller, WM, Campbell HD, Meeteer, W (April 2020) Facilitators of Parent Support for Physical Activity in Rural Appalachia. Poster presented at the 2020 SHAPE America National Convention, Salt Lake City, UT.