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June Kloubec, PhD

Campus: 
Washington
School of Natural Health Arts & Sciences
Department of Nutrition & Exercise Science

Current Roles

Dr. Kloubec is a core faculty member in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science.

Education

  • BS in Physical and Health Education from Colorado State University at Ft. Collins
  • MA (1995) and PhD (2005) in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis

Past Experience

Dr. Kloubec was a faculty member at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota for more than 15 years and is also an adjunct faculty member at Seattle University. She was involved as a researcher in several multi-site national studies on cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes. Prior to entering full-time into academia, Dr. Kloubec was the assistant director of the Minneapolis YWCA. She has been a certified personal trainer since 1985 and is certified in yoga, Pilates and massage therapy. June also has been a collegiate track and cross country coach.

Classes Taught

Research Methods; Special Populations and Exercise; Exercise Testing and Prescription; Physical Activity and Wellness; Community Nutrition; Resistance Training; Exercise Physiology labs; Sports Nutrition

Interests

Dr. Kloubec has a special interest in promoting undergraduate research. Her own interests are centered on exercise and public health.

Philosophy

Dr. Kloubec seeks to challenge students to apply the knowledge they learn in class to the real world and to be able to think about the information on deeper, more meaningful levels. She also tries to motivate students to exceed their own expectations (tempered with a healthy dose of realism).

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June Kloubec, PhD