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Kathleen Phillips

Professor and Internship Coordinator

Kathleen Phillips, professor and Intern Coordinator in the Department of Health Studies, has been teaching health education professional preparation courses at EIU since 1978. During her career, Dr. Phillips has authored articles and made numerous presentations on professional program assessment and internship practices. She successfully completed the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) requirements in 1989 and the Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) requirements in 2011.


Areas of Expertise

  • Aging
  • Health
  • Substance Abuse


BS           Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA
1977       School Health Education, Teacher Certification
MS          Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
1978       Health Education
Ph.D.      Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
1984       Education, Health Education
Dissertation TitleSenior Olympics: Profile of Selected Participants

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