Staff

Center for Active Living & Healthy Communities Staff include:

  • Dr. Barbara McCahan – Director
  • Dr. Rebecca Busanich – Associate Director
  • Sarah Zelko – Graduate Assistant, 2014-15
  • Courtney Pearson – Graduate Assistant, 2014-15
  • Sonya MacMillan – Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2014-15

Other PSU Faculty & Staff Affiliated with the Center:

  • Katie Bush, Ph.D. – Research Affiliate, Center for the Environment; Teaching Lecturer in Biology & Environmental Science & Policy
  • Margie King, Ph.D. – Professor of Athletic Training; Graduate Program Director for Athletic Training
  • Christian Bisson, Ed.D. – Associate Professor of Adventure Education
  • Denise Normandin, RDN, LD – Program Manage, Healthy PSU
  • Mardie Burckes-Miller, Ed.D. – Professor of Health Education & Promotion; Director of the Eating Disorder Institute; Graduate Program Coordinator for Eating Disorders
  • Ryanne Carmichael, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor of Exercise & Sport Physiology

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