Congdon School of Health Sciences
Exercise Science

Kimberly Reich, Ph.D., ACSM EP-C, CHWC

Associate Professor
Norcross Graduate School 250-A

Ph.D. – University of Massachusetts Amherst
M.S. – Southern Connecticut State University
M.A.M. – Carnegie Mellon University
B.A. – Indiana University Bloomington


  • Director, HPU Health and Wellness Concentration
  • Supervisor, Exercise is Medicine on Campus Leadership Team
  • Chair, American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Science Education Interest Group

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  • EXS 2100 Analysis & Critique of Scientific Literature
  • EXS 2200 Exercise Physiology (Maymester Experiential Intensive)
  • WEL 4400 Health Behavior Change
  • WEL 4650 Physical Activity Epidemiology


  • Exercise Science – Traditional and Pre-Professional
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • Careers in Health and Wellness

Research Interests

Dr. Reich’s research focuses primarily on health behavior in individuals and communities. Her work explores resources designed to aid in the adoption and maintenance of physical activity and healthy eating. Current projects in progress examine the behavior change theory characteristics of mobile apps and the built environmental factors that support healthy behavior in communities. As a teacher-scholar, she also investigates the effectiveness of teaching and learning strategies in the exercise sciences.

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