Rhonda Rahn
Clinical Assistant Professor, Health and Kinesiology
Office#: 318A Blocker
Mail Stop: 4243
Office Phone: (979) 845-3861
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Primary Emphasis Area: Health Education
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Short Bio
Rhonda Rahn is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University. She earned her PhD in Health Education, M.S. in Health Education, and a B.S. in Health from Texas A&M University. She currently teaches allied and community health students in the Division of Health Education. Prior to teaching, Dr. Rahn spent 10 years as the Health Education Coordinator and 3 years as a Health Educator in the Department of Student Health Services at Texas A&M University. Her research interests investigate college students' health behaviors including sexuality and peer health education. She has publications in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at national and state conferences. She is a professional member of SOPHE, ACHA, and TAHPERD and is a Certified Health Education Specialist.
Research Interests
College student health
Sexuality
Workplace health promotion
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Pennel, C.L., Clark, H., and Rahn, R. (in press). Education and Community-based Programs: Literature Review. Rural Healthy People 2020: A companion document to Healthy People 2020. (In Press)

2. Rahn, R. N., Pruitt, B., & Goodson, P. (2016). Utilization and limitations of the American College Health Association[48]19s National College Health Assessment instrument: A systematic review. Journal of American College Health, 64(3), 214-237.

3. Pennel, C., Clark, H., & Rahn, R. (2015). Rural health education and community-based programs. In J. N. Bolin, G. Bellamy, A. O. Ferdinand, B. A. Kash, & J. W. Helduser (Eds.), Rural Healthy People 2020 (pp.15-28). College Station, TX: Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, Southwest Rural Health Research Center.

4. Pennel, C., Clark, H., & Rahn, R. (2015). Rural health education and community-based programs. In J. N. Bolin, G. Bellamy, A. O. Ferdinand, B. A. Kash, & J. W. Helduser (Eds.), Rural Healthy People 2020 (pp.15-28). College Station, TX: Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, Southwest Rural Health Research Center.

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

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