The American Academy of Health Behavior

Agenda - Monday, March 9, 2020

Monday, March 9, 2020 Back to Conference Overview 

7:30 am - 8:30 pm

Fountain Court



7:30 am - 8:30 pm


Future Directions and Meeting of the Membership

Bring your breakfast in for the Meeting of the Membership!

8:30 am - 8:45 am


8:45 am - 9:00 am


Introduction of Speakers & Overview of the Conference
  • Lara McKenzie - AAHB President & Julie Merten - Conference Planning Chair
9:00 am - 9:45 am


Moderator:  Jay Maddock

Ted Style Speakers

  • Katie M. Heinrich, PhD, FAAHB

    Department of Kinesiology

    Kansas State University

  • Jessica King, PhD, CHES

    Department of Health, Kinesiology, & Recreation

    University of Utah

  • Elizabeth G. Klein, PhD

    College of Public Health

    The Ohio State University

       9:45 am - 10:00 am  Break

      10:00 am - 10:45 am


      Ted Style Speakers

      • Daphne C. Hernandez, PhD, MSEd, FAAHB

        Department of Research, Cizik School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center – Houston

      • M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, PhD, MCHES, FAAHB
           Baylor University
      • Leigh Ann Simmons, Ph.D., M.F.T.

        University of California, Davis

        10:45 am - 11:00 am

        Fountain Court

        Break (Light snacks and and beverages provided)

        11:00 am - 11:30 am

        • Science Cafe with Ted Speakers

        11:30 am - 12:00 pm


        • Speaker:  Misty Pacheco, DrPH, MHA

             Chair & Associate Professor, Kinesiology & Exercise Science

             University of Hawai‘i at Hilo

              12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


              Professional Development and Mentoring Luncheon
              (All conference attendees are welcome to attend. If not the first 35 students or AAHB members, please bring your own lunch.)

              Presenter:   Matthew Lee Smith, PhD, FAAHB

              Texas A & M University

              Presentation Title: Keys to Quality Mentorship and Productive Collaborations: Lessons Learned from AAHB Scholars

              3:30 pm - 4:30 pm


              Health Behavior Research (HBR) Editorial Board Meeting

              5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


              Past President's Meeting (Past Presidents Only)

              6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

              Fountain Court

              Poster Session and Reception

              (Light hors d'oeuvres, 1 free drink per person and cash bar; guest tickets available)

              Thank You to ALL Sponsors!

              Your support helps us to continue in our mission to serve as the “research home” for health behavior scholars and researchers whose primary commitment is to excellence in research and the application of research to practice to improve the public's health.

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