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About Valerie Wherley

Valerie Wherley, Ph.D., EP-C, CPT is Clinical Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Undergraduate Clinical Coordinator. Dr. Wherley is also Director of Student Experience for the College of Health Professions.

Certifications include:
  • ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C), 2015
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), 2015
  • NASM Youth Exercise Specialist (YES), 2013


Faculty Member in the Presidential Seminar on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, 2012-2013

Professional affiliations:
American College of Sports Medicine; American College of Sports Medicine: New England Regional Division; North American Society for Pediatric Exercise Medicine.
Volunteer work: USA Fitness Corps first "Fitness Fun Day" staff volunteer, along with 17 SHU students, Bronx, NY (October 2010); PawPALS program, Longfellow Elementary School, Bridgeport, CT.

Positions

2004 Present Clinical Assistant Professor Exercise Science & Undergrad Clinical Coordinator, Sacred Heart University Exercise Science
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Disciplines



Honors and Awards

  • Academic Creative Teaching Grant (ACT), May 2013

Courses

  • EX100 Introduction to Exercise Science
  • EX 299 Health & Fitness: An Irish Perspective
  • EX 320 Special Application of Exercise
  • EX 366 Clinical Rotations
  • EX 367 Internship

Education

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2004 Ph.D. Higher Education Administration, University of Connecticut
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2002 Ph.D., (ABD), Kinesiology, University of Connecticut
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1997 M.S. Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Maine
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1995 B.S. Exercise Science, University of Maine
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Contact Information

Exercise Science
Cambridge 2-ES-25
College of Health Professions
203-365-4471

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