Eva I. Doyle, Ph.D.
Director, MPH in Community Health Education
Professor of Community Health Education
College of Health & Human Sciences, HHPR
One Bear Place #97313
Waco, Texas 76798-7313
Office: Rena Marrs McLean Gymnasium 219
1991-Doctor of Philosophy in Health Education, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
1984-Master of Science in Education, Major: Health & P.E., Baylor University, Waco, TX
1979-Bachelor of Arts in Education, Major: Health & P.E., Wayland Baptist Univ., Plainview, TX
I am a firm believer in experiential learning as a primary tool for professional preparation and development. Andragogical teaching approaches that compel learners to personally engage in the experience can deepen understanding, enhance practical skills, and promote leadership.
Lanning, B. A. & Doyle, E. I., (2010). Health literacy: Developing a practical framework for effective health communication. American Medical Writers Association Journal [in press].
The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Society for Public Health Education, and the American Association for Health Education (2010). A Competency-Based Framework for Health Educators - 2010. (E. I. Doyle, Ed.). Whitehall, PA: Authors.
Doyle, E. I., Ward, S. E., & Oomen, J. (2009). The process of community health education and promotion, 2nd edition. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press.
Levin, J. L, Doyle, E. I., Gilmore, K. H., Wickman, A. J., Nonnenmann,
M. W., & Huff, S. D. (2009). Cultural Effectiveness in Research: A
Summary Report of a Panel Session Entitled Engaging Populations at
Risk. Journal of Agromedicine, 14:4,390-399. [online publication]
Doyle, E. I. (2008). Toward a culturally competent health education work force. Perez, M.A. & Luquis, R. (Eds.). Cultural competence in health education and health promotion. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
Bowden, R.G., Lanning, B.A., Doyle, E.I., Johnston, H.M., Slonaker, B., & Scanes, G. (2007). Systemic glucose level changes with a carbohydrate restricted and higher protein diet combined with exercise. Journal of American College Health, 55 (5), 147-152.
Doyle, E. I., Rager, R., Bates, D., Cooper, C. & Kincaid, K. (2006). Using community-based participatory research and qualitative methods to assess health needs among seasonal farmworkers. American Journal of Health Education, 37(5), 279-288.
Bowden, R.G., Lanning, B.A., Doyle, E.I., Johnston, H.M., Slonaker, B.,
& Scanes, G. (2006). The effects of two dietary approaches combined
with exercise on lipid levels. American Journal of Health Studies,
Bowden, R.G., Lanning, B.A., Doyle, E.I., Johnston, H.M., Slonaker, B., Scanes, G. (2005). Lipid levels in a cohort of sedentary university students. The Internet Journal of Cardiovascular Research, 2(2).
Bowden, R.G., Lanning, B.A., Doyle, E.I., Johnston, H.M., Nassar, E.I.,
Slonaker, B., Scanes, G. (2005). Comparison of body composition
measures to dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry. Journal of Exercise
Physiology [JEPonline], 8(2): April, 1-9.
Doyle, E. I., Coggin, C., & Lanning, B. (2004). Writing for publication in health education. American Journal of Health Studies 19(2), 100-109.
Doyle, E. I. & Faucher, M. A. (2002). Pharmaceutical therapy in midwifery practice: A culturally competent approach. The Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 47(3), 122-129.
Doyle, E. I. & Ward, S. E. (2001, reissued 2006). The process of community health education and promotion. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press (Previously: Mayfield Publishing Company)
Beatty, C. F. & Doyle, E. I. (2001). Multicultural curriculum evaluation of a professional preparation program. American Journal of Health Studies, 16(3), 124-132.
Doyle, E. I. (2001). Multicultural health education. Baylor Educator, 20(1), 12-13. (Invited editorial).
Doyle, E. I. (2000) Ethics and professionalism among university professors: Practical guidelines for student interaction. American Journal of Health Education, 31(6), 358-360. (Invited editorial).
Weiller, K. H. & Doyle, E. I. (2000). Teacher-student interaction: An exploration of gender differences in elementary physical education. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 71(3), 43-45.
Doyle, E. I., Beatty, C. F., & Shaw, M. (1999). Using cooperative learning groups to develop health-related cultural awareness. Journal of School Health, 69(2), 73-76.
Valerius, L., Keller, M. J., Doyle, E. I. & Collins, J. R. (1998). Inclusion of race and ethnicity in leisure services curricula. Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 13, 44-61.
Keith, S. E. & Doyle, E. I. (1998). Using PRECEDE/PROCEED to address diabetes within the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. American Journal of Health Behavior, 22(5), 358-367.
Doyle, E. I. & Cissell, W. B. (1998). A critical analysis of the CHES credentialing issue: Bridging the gap between vision and outcome. American Journal of Health Education, 29(4), 213-222.
Doyle, E. I. & Feldman, R. H. L. (1997). Factors affecting nutrition behavior among middle-class adolescents in Manaus, Amazonas. Revista de Saude Publica 31(4), 342-350.
Doyle, E. I. , Liu, Y., & Ancona, L. C. (1996). Cultural competence development in university health education courses. American Journal of Health Education, 27(4), 206-213.
Doyle, E. I., Feldman, R. H. L., & Keller, M. J. (1995). Nutrition education and gender differences: Working with Brazilian adolescents. Health Values (currently, American Journal of Health Behavior), 18,(2), 10-17.
Doyle, E. I. (1994). Recognizing the value-health behavior connection: "What I Do and Why I Do It". American Journal of Health Education, 25, (2), 116-118.
Doyle, E. I. & Feldman, R. H. L. (1994). Local teachers or nutrition experts: Which are more effective among high school students in Brazil? Journal of School Health, 64 (3), 115-118.
Doyle, E. I. & Chng, C. L. (1994). Design and validation of a Mexican American attitude and knowledge scale. Health Values (currently, American Journal of Health Behavior), 17, (2), 40-49.
Doyle, E. I. & Chng, C. L. (1993). Preparing university health students to work with Mexican Americans: Are they culturally sensitive? Wellness Perspectives: Research, Theory & Practice (currently, American Journal of Health Studies), 9, (4), 3-12.
Doyle, E. I. & James, G. (1992). Mapping community health concerns: A communication and assessment tool. Texas Public Health Association Journal, Spring Issue, 9-10.
Cultural Aspects of Health Education
My two areas of scholarship interest include professional development in health education and community-based participatory research in underserved communities.
2006-Outstanding Graduate Professor, Baylor University Graduate Student Association
2003-National College Health Educator of the Year, American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
2003-College Health Educator of the Year, Southern District of the
American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and
2003-Baylor School of Education Faculty Achievement Award.
2002-Honor Award, Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance
2001-College Health Educator of the Year, Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance
1999-Mary Mason Lyon Junior Faculty Award, Texas Woman's University
1995-Student Life Outstanding Faculty Award, Texas Woman's University
Community Health Education
Global Health Promotion
Cross-Cultural Health Communication
Assessment and Planning in Health Education
Theoretical Foundations of Public Health Education
I am currently a member of the Board of Trustees for the Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE) and a member of the national SOPHE/AAHE Baccalaureate Program Approval Committee (SAPBAC). I recently chair the taskforce for the National Health Educator Job Analysis. I have served on the Board of Commissioners for the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) and in various leadership roles for the American Association for Health Education (AAHE).