Faculty & Staff

CYNTHIA A PROSCIA

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

EXERCISE SCIENCE, HEALTH STUDIES, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORT MANAGEMENT

WOODRUFF HALL
ROOM 181

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Diplomas/Degrees

M.A. Community Health Education, Adelphi University (1992)
B.S. Nutrition and Food Science, Hunter College - CUNY (1988)

Recent Courses

Essentials Of Healthful Living
Fieldwork Internship
Health Issues For Educators
Hed Practicm
S/T: Death And Dying
S/T: Nutrition For Healthful Living
Student Teaching Health ( Dual )
Student Teaching Health Education

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Holistic Education - Social Emotional Learning
Disparities in Health Care and Education
Student Teaching
Technology in the Health Classroom

Book Chapters

Whalen, S; Proscia, C. (2011). Drugs. In Whalen, S.; Mauer, S. (Eds.). Health Education: From Theory to Practice. CA: Wadsworth-Thompson.

Whalen, S; Proscia, C. (2011). Alcohol. In Whalen, S.; Mauer, S. (Eds.). Health Education: From Theory to Practice. CA: Wadsworth-Thompson.


Invited Presentation/Lecture

Proscia, C (2011, April). HIV/AIDS - It is still out there so why are we not teaching about it?? EDA Annual Conference.

Proscia, C (2011, April). Why are we always in the middle??? What Middle School Students Really Need to Know About Sexuality. EDA Annual Conference.

Proscia, C (2011, April). I Miss the Personal Connection - But not in My On Line Class. AAHPERD National Convention.

Proscia, C; Whalen, S. (2011, April). Google, Wiki, Moodle: Oh My. AAHPERD National Convention.


Professional Activities

Adelphi University Information Technology Grant Recipient: Exploring the uses of Google in the Health Classroom for Higher Education
New York State Education Department Material Review Panel HIV/AIDS Member 2010 - present

Community and Corporate Leadership

Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition, Huntington, NY, 2007 Present
Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) Roslyn, NY. 2008 Present
Educational Advisory Council, The Maurer Foundation for Breast Health Education, 2005-Present.
Planning Committee Member of The HealthNets Annual Partnership in Health Conference 2003-Present

Licenses & Certifications

Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), Identification No. 11589
Registered Dietitian, Member No. 717077
Licensed Dietitian with New York State Department of Education, Registration No. 3562062
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)
New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Inc. (NYS
AHPERD)