Contact Information

 

Dr. Kandice Porter

Department Chair

kporte21@kennesaw.edu

470-578-6216

FAX 470-578-6561

 

 

Department of Health Promotion

and Physical Education

Kennesaw State University

Convocation Center

Mail Drop 0202

1000 Chastain Road

Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591

 

 

Faculty

Jane Petrillo, Ed.D.

Associate Professor

Convocation Center 3020

phone: 470-578-6416

email: jpetrill@kennesaw.edu

fax: 470-578-6561

 

 

Academic Degrees

 

 

Ed.D.

Curriculum and Instruction, Health Promotion, Higher Education

University of Cincinnati

1995

 

M.S.

Health Science

Slippery Rock University

1986

 

B.S.

Health and Physical Education

Slippery Rock University

1983

 

Professional Experience

 

 

2003-Date

Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, Kennesaw State University

 

1996-2002

Assistant Professor, Department of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Science, Kennesaw State University

 

1990-1996

Instructor, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY.

 

1988-1990

Instructor, Butler Community College, Butler, PA.

 

Recent Professional Activities

 

 

Professional Presentations:

  • Petrillo, J., Johnson, P.H., Porter, K.  (2010). American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance National Convention.  HEDIR Technology Poster Seminar. Technology and Field-Based Strategies in Health Promotion Programming. Indianapolis, IN, March 16-20, 2010.  (National)

  • Porter, K.J., Petrillo, J.A., & Johnson, P.H. (November, 2009). Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American School Health Association. Using the HECAT to Develop Georgia’s Performance Standards and Curricular Framework. Denver, Colorado. (National)

  • Porter, K.J., Petrillo, J.A., & Johnson, P.H. (November, 2009). Using the HECAT to Develop Georgia’s Performance Standards and Curricular Framework. Poster presented at the 2009 Annual Convention of the Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Savannah, Georgia.  (State)

  • Johnson, K., Johnson, P., Petrillo, JAmerican Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.  Tampa, FL. Priority Health Behaviors among South African  University  Students.” April 2009.  (National)

  • Johnson, K., Johnson, P., Petrillo, JAmerican Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.  Tampa, FL. “Finding Common Ground in Sexuality Education.” April 2009.  (National)

Publications:

  • Johnson, P.H., Priestley, J., Johnson, K.M., Petrillo, J. (In Print). Complementary and  Alternative Medicine: Attitudes and Use among Health Educators in the United States. American Journal of Health Education.  (Research Article)

  • Porter, K.M., Johnson, P.H., Petrillo, J. (Accepted). Priority Health Behaviors Among South African Undergraduate Students. The International Electronic Journal of Health   Education.  (Research Article)

  • Johnson, K.M., Petrillo, J., Johnson, P.H. (2008). Finding common ground: Developing effective sexuality education in Georgia. The GAHPERD Journal, 41(2): 12-18. (Pedagogical Article)

  • Petrillo, J.  (July-November 2008).  (Contributor-Chapters 13-26 Power Point Presentations to Accompany Textbook).  Anspaugh, D., Ezell, G.  (2008). Teaching Today’s Health. 9th ed San Francisco, CA: Pearson Education Publishers


Additional Activities:

  • Eta Sigma Gamma Student Monograph. Reviewer. April 2010, April 2008. (Research Article). 

  • Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Health and Society.  Academic Advisory Board.  New York:  McGraw-Hill Higher Education Publishers.  February 9, 2009-Present.

  • Annual Editions:  Gender. New York:  McGraw-Hill Higher Education Publishers. Academic Advisory Board.  May 2009-Present.

  • Medical Library Association’s Guide to Health Sciences Information Resources. Advisory Board.  In Print. December 2009.

 

Professional Interests

 

 

Exercise and Health Science (EHS) Undergraduate Internship Placement and Supervision

Increasing Field-Based Learning Experiences for EHS Majors

Career and Professional Development among EHS students

Behavior Intervention and Change Strategies to Promote Health and Reduce Risk Behaviors

Health Education Curriculum Development and Pedagogy

Comprehensive Health Education and Comprehensive Health Education

Gender Issues and Women’s Health Issues

 

Teaching Responsibilities

 

 

HPS 3250 – Family Health and Sexuality

HPS 3300 – Personal Health Behaviors

HPS 3850 – Health Promotion and Program Planning

HPS 4600 – Health Promotion Applications

 

Experience teaching:

  • HPS 1000 – Fitness for Living

  • HPS 2100 – Introduction to Exercise and Health Science

  • HPS 4200 – Contemporary Health Issues

  • HPS 4730 – Seminar in Exercise and Health Science

  • HPS 4750 – Exercise and Health Science Internship