May 3, 2018

Emily Whittington, MPH

Emily Whittington


December 2013 – Master of Public Health, Nutrition, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, MA

May 2010 – Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Dietetics – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

December 2008 – Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition, Harding University, Searcy AR

Courses Taught

HBHE 5104 Introduction to Health Behavior and Health Education

Recent Publications

Yeary, K. H. K., Cornell, C. E., Prewitt, E., Bursac, Z., Tilford, J. M., Turner, J.,Eddings, K., Love, S., Whittington, E., Harris, K. (2015). The WORD (Wholeness, Oneness, Righteousness, Deliverance): Design of a randomized controlled trial testing the effectiveness of an evidence-based weight loss and maintenance intervention translated for a faith-based, rural, African American population using a community-based participatory approach.Contemporary Clinical Trials,40, 63–73.

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting 2015 Oral Presentation “Pricing and Promotion of Healthy Food: Consumer and Food Retailer Perspectives”