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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

JEFFREY S HALLAM

HEALTH, EXERCISE SCI & RECREATION MGMT
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR IN HEALTH,EXCERCISE AND RECREATION MANAGEMENT
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TURNER
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5140
Joined UM: 08/10/1999

Areas of Expertise

  • COMMUNITY HEALTH PROMOTION AND EDUCATION
  • EXERCISE BEHAVIOR PROGRAMS
  • EXERCISE MOTIVATION AND ADHERENCE
  • HEALTH BEHAVIOR
  • PUBLIC HEALTH
  • STATISTICS, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN
  • STATISTICS, MULTIVARIATE
  • WORKPLACE HEALTH PROMOTION

Brief Bio

Jeff Hallam is a Professor of Health Promotion in the Heath, Exercise Science and Recreation Management Department. He is also the Founding Director of the Center for Health Behavior Research (founded in 2003). He joined the University of Mississippi faculty in 1999. Dr. Hallam is also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). Dr. Hallam received his PhD in Health Promotion and Education from The Ohio State University in 1995. Prior to joining the University of Mississippi faculty, he was a visiting assistant professor at The Ohio State University (1995-1997) and an assistant professor at Baylor University (1997-1999). His primary research focus is physical activity behavior. He also conducts community based participatory research and college student alcohol behavior research. Dr. Hallam has received funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Active Living Research, US Department of Education, NCAA, Anheuser-Busch, National Center for Safe Routes to School, Mississippi Department of Transportation, Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, and the James C Kennedy Foundation. His primary teaching responsibilities are in the graduate Health Behavior and Health Promotion program.

Degrees

BS
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
OHIO ST UNIVERSITY/COLUMBUS, OHIO (1988)
MA
HEALTH SCIENCE
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY/COLUMBUS, OHIO (1991)
PHD
HEALTH SCIENCE
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY/COLUMBUS, OHIO (1995)

Committee Memberships

Alcohol Policy Review Committee
Other Kind of Committee

Awards

School of Applied Sciences - Thomas A. Crowe Award
2004