Mary Odum, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Health Education
- Ph.D, Texas A & M University
- M.S., The Citadel
- B.A., Erskine College
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-245-8304
- HED 1320: Introduction to Health and Wellness Promotion
- HED 4640: Community Health Program Planning and Evaluation
- Childhood obesity
- Writing as a tool to enhance learning
* Indicates student author
Williams, R.D., Housman, J.M., Odum, M., & *Rivera, A. (Accepted, 2017). Energy drink use linked to high-sugar beverage intake and BMI among teens. American Journal of Health Behavior.
Odum, M., Housman, J.M., Williams, R.D., Bishop, J.M., & Burson, S. (2016). Predicting U.S. adolescents fruit and vegetable consumption: Which socio-ecological factors matter? American Journal of Health Studies, 31(4), 213-221.
Recent Grants and Funding:
$16,000 - Odum, M., & Housman, J.M., Childhood Obesity Prevention for low-income, minority families in San Marcos, Texas. Research Enhancement Program, Texas State University, 2017.
$5,000 - Wiley, D.C., Odum, M., Evaluating graduate student writing: Productivity, anxiety, and self-regulatory efficacy. College of Education Faculty Pilot Grant, Texas State University, 2015.