Adam Knowlden is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Cincinnati majoring in Health Promotion and Education with a concentration in statistics and research methods. He received his M.S. in Health Promotion and Education at the University of Cincinnati in 2011. In 2007 he received his M.B.A. from Franklin University while working as a Legislative Analyst for The Columbus City Council (Ohio).
Mr. Knowlden specializes in the development of psychometrically robust measurement instruments and theory-based health promotion and education interventions. His specific health concentrations include pediatric obesity, sleep health, stress management, and resistance training.
In 2012, Adam was awarded a fellowship by the University of Cincinnati to engage in full-time research for his dissertation, "Efficacy and feasibility of the Enabling Mothers to Prevent childhood Obesity through Web-based Education and Reciprocal determinism (EMPOWER) randomized control trial". In addition, Adam was awarded a summer undergraduate mentoring research fellowship to support instrumentation for his dissertation project.
Mr. Knowlden is a member of several professional health organizations including the Society for Public Health Educators, the American Public Health Association, and the American Association of Health Education. Recently, Adam was named an Affiliate Member of the American Academy of Health Behavior and currently serves on the Marketing and Communications Council. Adam is a registered Health Education Specialist certified by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (CHES # 19186).