Christine Karshin

A photo of Christine Karshin

Associate Dean and Associate Professor

Dean's Office

304 Marshall Building

734.487.4388

ckarshin@emich.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Biobehavioral Health, Penn State University
  • MS, Sport Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • BS, Sport Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • BS, Education, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Publications

  • Faust, R., Karshin, C., Schulz, J., Gibbs, R., Michalakis, A., Kret, L., and Massie, E. (2011). Win to Lose Process. Presented at the AIESEP Conference, Limerick, Ireland.
  • Karshin, C., and Schulz, J. (2011). An Interdisciplinary Approach to Obesity Prevention for School Employees and Elementary Students. Presented at the Second Annual International Conference on Health Risks of Youth, Cancun, Mexico.
  • Woodiel, K., Karshin, C., and Schulz, J. (2011) The Power of Bystanders in the Reduction of Youth Health Risks. Presented at the Second Annual International Conference on Health Risks of Youth, Cancun, Mexico.
  • Schulz, J., Karshin, C., Cowdery, J., and Woodiel, D. (2011). When the Grant Runs Out: Next Steps to a School-University Partnership. Presented at the Second Annual International Conference on Health Risks of Youth, Cancun, Mexico.
  • Karshin, C. Faust, R., Schulz, J., Gibbs, R., Michalakis, A., Kret, L., and Massie, E. (2010, March). An Interdisciplinary Approach to Obesity Prevention among Children. Presented at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Michalakis, A., Karshin, C., and Schulz, J. (2010, March). TV and Me: A Body Image Improvement Program for Preadolescents. Presented at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Karshin, C., Schulz, J., Gibbs, R., Michalakis, A., Faust, R., Kret, L., and Massie, E. (2010, January). An Obesity Prevention Program for Youth: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Presented at the First International Conference on Health Risks of Youth. Cancun, Mexico.

Courses

  • HLED 325 Instructional Skills and Strategies in Health Education
  • HLED 355 Health Education Program Planning
  • HLED 450 Health Education Assessment
  • HLED 570 Measurement in Health Education
  • HPHP 677 Research Methods

Professional

Dr. Karshin joined the School of Health Promotion and Human Performance faculty in 2001. Her research has focused on the development and assessment of school-based programs aimed at improving health behaviors among young children and adolescents. She has been the recipient of numerous grants totaling $196,000. In 2008, Dr. Karshin became the director of the School of Health Promotion and Human Performance.