April is National Interprofessional Healthcare Month

March 31, 2020

April is National Interprofessional Healthcare (NIPHC) Month as established by the National Academies of Practice. Interprofessional education entails learning about, from and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes. With everything going on, health professionals need the skills of interprofessional collaboration right now, more than ever. April 1 through April 16, the College of Health will bring awareness to NIPHC Month through reflection and sharing information and insight about Interprofessional Education (IPE). We will also highlight how some of our professions are engaging in IPE. Read More.

College of Health COVID-19 Policy Information

March 9, 2020

For the health and safety of all students, faculty, staff, and patients in which we come in contact, the College of Health is adopting the same policies as Indiana University Health and Community Health Network for all classes, campus labs, and clinicals.  COVID-19 Policy Information (PDF)

Fisher Institute of Health and Well-Being lead Research Project Published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Feb. 4, 2020

Leonard A. Kaminsky, Ph.D., FACSM, director of the Fisher Institute of Health and Well-Being and the John & Janice Fisher Distinguished Professor of Wellness at Ball State University, has just had a new article published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Congratulations to Lenny and the researchers in the Fisher Institute of Health and Well-Being. Video Link Overview Full Article.

Dr. Leonard Kaminsky Named Editor of ACSM's Sports Medicine Bulletin

Dec. 5, 2019

Leonard A. Kaminsky, Ph.D., FACSM, director of the Fisher Institute of Health and Well-Being and the John & Janice Fisher Distinguished Professor of Wellness at Ball State University, has been appointed as editor of Sports Medicine Bulletin, a publication of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).  Kaminsky, a long time ACSM member, has extensive experience working with journals including peer review and editorial duties. Congratulations. 

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Human Performance Lab Researchers featured in the New York Times

Dec. 4, 2019

Dr. Scott Trappe, a John and Janice Fisher Professor of Exercise Science and Director of the Human Performance Laboratory, had his research on lifelong exercise and inflammation highlighted in the New York Times. Full Article.

Dr. Deanna Pucciarelli Speaks at WHO Convention

June 19, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Deanna Pucciarelli who spoke at the World Health Organization Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. Her talk titled Positive Nutrition: Traditional Diets for a Healthy Life is available for online viewing.