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To declare your major and receive an advisor in the Wellness and Movement Sciences Department, please contact the Program Director in your area of interest.

We welcome the opportunity to assist you with your academic success. Please contact your assigned advisor for any advising questions or issues you may encounter.

Department of Wellness & Movement Sciences
1106 Washington St
PE Classroom Building 200
Cheney, WA 99004

P: 509.359.6409
F: 509.359.4833

Meet Our Faculty & Staff

Garth Babcock, PhD

Associate Professor
Program Director, Athletic Training (MS)
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PE Classroom Building 237

Christi Brewer, PhD

Assistant Professor
Program Director, Exercise Science
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PE Classroom Building 244

Chadron Hazelbaker, PhD

Graduate Program Director, Wellness and Movement Sciences Department
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PE Classroom Building 235

Carri Kreider, EdD

Associate Professor
Program Director, Health & Physical Education
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PE Classroom Building 239

Emily Messina, PhD

Associate Professor
Program Director, Recreation and Leisure Services / Therapeutic Recreation
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PE Classroom Building 233

Sarah Mount, EdD, CHES

Assistant Professor
Program Director, Undergraduate Public Health
PE Classroom Building 241

Susan Beam

Secretary Senior
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PE Classroom Building 200

Alison Bender, PhD

Assistant Professor
Recreation and Tourism Management
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PE Classroom Building 232

K. Otto Buchholz, PhD, ATC, PES

Assistant Professor
Exercise Science / Athletic Training
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PE Classroom Building 245

Matthew Chase, PhD

Recreation and Tourism Management
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PE Classroom Building 249

Christopher Cindric

Senior Lecturer, Recreation & Leisure Services; Program Director, Experiential Education & Group Facilitation; Manager, EWU WAMS Challenge Course
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PE Classroom Building 236

Alan Coelho, EdD

Exercise Science
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PE Classroom Building 251

Melissa Elfering

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PE Classroom Building 229

John Gerber, PhD, DSc

Assistant Professor
Athletic Training (MS)
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PE Classroom Building 230

Jon Hammermeister, PhD

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PE Classroom Building 231

Jeremy Jostad, PhD

Assistant Professor
Outdoor Recreation Leadership
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PE Classroom Building 243

Nathaniel Lawton

Senior Lecturer
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PE Classroom Building 228

Jeni McNeal, PhD

Exercise Science
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PE Classroom Building 250

Laurie Morley, EdD

Chair, Wellness and Movement Sciences Department
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PE Classroom Building 245

Jacob Rehm

Director, Fitness Center
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University Recreation Center (URC) Fitness Center

Penny Rose

Operations Manager
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PE Classroom Building 248

Katrina Taylor, PhD

Assistant Professor
Exercise Science
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PE Classroom Building 247