2016 Winner of the Judy K. Black Award
The 2016 winner of the Judy K. Black
Early Career Research Award is
Dr. Adam P. Knowlden
Dr. Adam Knowlden is an assistant professor in the department of health
science at The University of Alabama. He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in
Health Promotion and Education with a concentration in statistics from the
University of Cincinnati in 2013. In 2007, he received his M.B.A. from Franklin
University while employed as a Legislative Analyst for The Columbus City
Dr. Knowlden’s research centers on the development of health behavior
prediction models and experimental interventions for the prevention of obesity
and primary sleep disorders in children and adults. Dr. Knowlden has received
multiple awards for his research including the 2015 Society for Health
Education Horizon Award and the 2015 American Academy
of Health Behavior Professional Poster of Distinction Award. His research on
sleep and obesity has garnered national and local attention from media outlets including
the Huffington Post and The New York Times.
2016 Judy K. Black Award Winning Paper Entitled,
“Theoretical Model of Goal Directed Behavior Predicting Sleep Behavior of Young Adults"
Adam P. Knowlden CHES, MBA, Ph.D.