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Erica Thomas, MS, CHES

Assistant Professor


Erica has a background in biology and biomedical sciences with a master's degree from Des Moines University. She is finishing a doctorate in Health Education and Health Promotion from A.T. Still University.

Her research focus has been on higher education health and wellness curriculum with other interests in health behavior change, sports performance, and wearable fitness technology.

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Education and Training


  • MS, Des Moines University Biomedical Sciences
  • BS, Rockford University Biology

Courses Taught

KIN 101 Foundations of Kinesiology
KIN 149 Wellness Concepts
KIN 150 Wellness Passport
KIN WI-340 Nutrition Concepts
KIN 390L - Exercise Physiology Lab
KIN 406 Exercise Prescription and Program Design

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