Profiles in "Healthy Lifestyles" Expertise Area

  • Gabriel Shaibi's research examines obesity-related health in high-risk and vulnerable populations with an emphasis on understanding and preventing cardiometabolic diseases.
  • Der Ananian's research interests involve the promotion of physical activity for older adults with emphasis on utilizing physical activity as a secondary prevention strategy for chronic illnesses.
  • Nathalie Rennell is an instructor in the RN-BSN/CEP programs and on the honors faculty with the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University.
  • Vega-L√≥pez's research focuses on studying lifestyle factors, such as diet and physical activity, and how to modify them for the prevention of chronic diseases among Hispanics.
  • Pamela Kulinna's research focuses on changing the culture of schools to healthy and active. She studies teaching, teacher education, and curriculum as they relate to student learning outcomes.
  • Van der Mars' research focuses on determining factors that facilitate physical activity among secondary school students.
  • Teaching and scholarly interests are focused on the science and practice of stress regulation and mindfulness for optimal stress outcomes, improved well-being and health behavior change.
  • Aguila is an Exercise and Wellness instructor with an interest in health coaching, worksite wellness, and the Hispanic community.
  • Scribner is an instructor and recognized as an international leader in nutrition therapy related to disordered eating and eating disorders.