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Dr. Dana Wilson

Assistant Professor of Exercise and Health Science 

Office Phone: 423.775.7253
Box: 7814

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. candidate--ABD (Public Health) Walden University, Minneapolis MN
  • J.D. (Law) Willamette University, Salem OR
  • M.S.P.H. (Public Health) Walden University, Minneapolis MN
  • M.S.T. (Physical Education) Portland State University, Portland OR
  • B.A. (Journalism) Metropolitan State College, Denver CO

Civic Associations

  • Member, Graysville Church of God
  • Member, Rhea County Health Council
  • Volunteer, Greater Chattanooga Area American Red Cross

Professional Associations

  • American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Public Health Association
  • Christian Connections for International Health
  • Directors of Health Promotion and Education
  • IDEA Health and Fitness Association
  • National Society of Physical Activity Practitioners in Public Health
  • Rural Health Association of Tennessee


  • American Red Cross--Instructor and Instructor Trainer in:
    • CPR for the Professional Rescuer
    • Lay Responder CPR/AED
    • Lay Responder First Aid
    • Lifeguarding
    • Water Safety
    • Wilderness and Remote First Aid

Selected Publication

  • Instruction manuals for aquatics and fitness professionals for a variety of organizations

Topics of Expertise

  • Community Health Promotion & Education
  • Exercise Leadership & Prescription
  • Motor Learning
  • Research and Writing in EHS
  • Safety Education, First Aid, & CPR
  • Water Safety Instruction, Lifeguard Training, Swimming, Water Fitness