Dr. Melinda G. Novik



Department

Kinesiology
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Kinesiology
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Details

Education

  • PhD, Public and Community Health, 2008, University of Maryland School of Public Health
  • MS, Health, Physical Education and Recreation, 2001, Fort Hays State University
  • BS, Physical Education (Emphasis Health Promotion & Wellness), 2000, Fort Hays State University

Teaching

  • KIN 256 Community Health
  • KIN 350 Health and Wellness Promotion 
  • KIN 567/667 Physical Activity for the Aging Adult
  • KIN 582/682 Motivational Interviewing for Health Professionals
  • HLH 700 Research Methods in Kinesiology
  • HLH 710 Introduction to Health Promotion and Wellness Management
  • HLH 752 Health Risk Identification and Management
  • HLH 760 Health Promotion Planning

Research and professional interests

Research interests

  • College health
  • Co-occurring behaviors
  • Multilevel health influences

Professional interests

  • Professional development
  • Health Promotion pedagogy

Awards and honors

  • Outstanding Graduate Mentor Winner, Missouri State University, 2017
  • Excellence in Advising Nominee, Missouri State University, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Outstanding Graduate Mentor Nominee, Missouri State University, 2014
  • Foundation Teaching Award Nominee, Missouri State University, 2014
  • Service Learning Faculty Fellow, Missouri State University, 2010