Profiles in "Health and Well-Being" Expertise Area

  • 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.
  • Arlene Fernandez, M.A. has a background in Health Psychology and over 10 years of experience in health research. She oversees multiple National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 projects.
  • 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.
  • Dean Chiarelli's focal areas are environmental health, food safety & protection, nutrition, physical activity, and healthy aging.
  • Dr.Teri Pipe is an expert on mindfulness and nursing leadership with focus on interprofessionalism. She was ASU's first Chief Well-Being Officer and is founding director of Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience.
  • Forouzeshyekta is a medical studies lecturer and received her doctorate from the Texas Chiropractic College.
  • Kim’s research interests include cancer patient/caregiver supportive care, quality of life, and psychosocial well-being, with a particular emphasis on digital storytelling as a therapeutic intervention.