Assistant Professor of Practice
Mallory L. Gary, PhD, CHES has been involved in public health and health education instruction for more than twenty years. In addition to teaching, she enjoys advocating for public health by providing presentations, and empowering the next generation of public health professionals to choose careers that illuminate their natural skills and gifts. She believes a student’s greatest potential is increased and released when standards pertaining to academic delivery are built on honesty, integrity, a desire for excellence, and a teaching approach which encourages students to love learning.
Her special interests include public health entrepreneurship and leadership, program planning and development, and curriculum development. Her research interests include social health and spiritual health, specifically related to sense of purpose and its impact on the dimensions of health. Some personal goals that she has achieved include being the co-founder and owner of a health education company, co-founder of a 501C3, and a self-published author of her first book. During her free time, she enjoys watching documentaries, reading, writing, visiting museums and historical landmarks, entertaining my dogs, Maximus and Marley, and my grand dogs Nadia and Nala.