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Melissa Wigginton, Dr.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Health Science

Office Phone: 951-552-8537
E-mail: mwigginton@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 480
Office Hours: Monday 10-2:30 PM Tuesday 12:30-2:00 PMWednesday 10-2:00 PMFriday 10-10:50 AM

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Dr.P.H. Health Education Loma Linda University 2011
M.S. Health and Fitness Promotion California State University Fullerton 2008
B.S. Clinical Exercise Science California State University San Bernardino 2006

Courses Taught

Ethics in Health Care
Epidemiology
Therapeutic Interventions
Nutrition and Health
Intro to Global Health
Health Communication

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Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

Childhood/adult obesity
Health promotion and education
Chronic disease intervention
Health Administration/health policy

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Teaching Experience

Crafton hills College- 2010-2012
Loma Linda University- 2009-2011
California State University, San Bernardino- 2008-2010
California State University, Fullerton- 2007-2009

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Church Membership & Activities

Sandals Church, Riverside, CA
Big Valley Christian Church, Modesto, CA

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Community Service & Involvement

Healthy San Bernardino Coalition
Inland Empire Health Educator Alliance

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Interests & Hobbies

Running, lifting weights, riding quads and being outdoors
Spending time with family and friends
Traveling to Northern California and Arizona

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Personal Philosophy

"Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight." -Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV)

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