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Elizabeth Keida

Dr. Elizabeth Keida received both her M.S. in Science Education and her M.S. in Exercise Physiology from Syracuse University. She recently received her doctorate from St. John Fisher in Executive Leadership. Dr. Keida serves as the First Year Advisor and a First Choice Instructor for first year students in the Wellness Management major. Keida's teaching interests are in the area of physical activity, health promotion, and nutrition.  Her research interests are in the area of physical activity patterns in young children and the effects of high impact exercise on the development of musculoskeletal constraints.  Currently Dr. Keida collaborates with SUNY Upstate Medical University in Orthopedics Surgery to determine the effects of physical activity and diet on musculoskeletal development in young females and is performing research in high school and college-aged students to determine the relationship between nutrition and physical activity knowledge and behavior in order to combat diseases associated with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Keida is also a nationally certified YMCA Diabetes Educator


  • HSC 101 Introduction to Health Promotion and Wellness
  • HSC 310 Disease, Lifestyle and Environment
  • HSC 332 Essentials of Exercise Physiology
  • HSC 460 Exercise Prescription and Leadership
  • HSC 488 Evaluation and Research in Health Promotion