Jennifer Bleck PhD., MPH, NBC-HWC
Dr. Bleck is an Assistant Professor at the College of Public Health. She teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in Health & Wellness Coaching. Dr. Bleck is also a certified and active Health & Wellness coach. With respect to research, Dr. Bleck's interests include adolescent and college student health, co-occurring mental and physical health disorders, specifically ADHD with obesity and disordered eating behaviors, and sleep health. Her previous research has focused on intimate partner violence, physical activity, obesity prevention, and adolescent and young adult cancer survivors.
Dr. Bleck is also the Associate Director of Support Services in Health & Wellness in the Office of Student Success. As Associate Director of Support Services, Dr. Bleck oversees the University’s Success & Wellness Coaching Program, Satellite Wellness Centers, Relaxation Stations, Health & Wellness Marketing, and Program Evaluation. In this role, she works with her team to provide a wide range of services directly to USF students to promote overall health & wellbeing as well as academic and personal success. We are also very pleased that Rita is also a Real Balance trainer within USF and brings our Wellness & Health Coach Certification to the USF student community.
BA Brandeis University, 2010
MPH Stony Brook University, 2012
PhD University of South Florida, 2015