Philip Welch

Rank

Assistant Professor

Contact Info

124 Health & Human Services
pjwelch@bgsu.edu

419-372-0368

Biography

A lifelong Midwesterner, Dr. Welch began his professional career as a Wellness Coordinator at the University of Michigan Health System. While there, Dr. Welch designed, implemented, and evaluated health promotion programs targeted at faculty and staff wellness. He brings seven years of experience in health and wellness promotion and survey research methods to BGSU. Dr. Welch also has education and experience in business and exercise physiology and is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist. His favorite sports team is the Detroit Red Wings and he regularly attends Bowling Green State University and University of Michigan athletic events.

Education

B.S. in Kinesiology - University of Michigan
MA in Wellness Management - Ball State University
PhD in Health Education - University of Toledo

Courses Taught

PUBH 1930 Evidence-based Inquiry in Public Health
PUBH 3200 - Introduction to Public Health
PUBH 3200 - Introduction to Public Health (online)
PUBH 3300 - Research Methods in Public and Allied Health
AHS 4010 Issues in Health Care Administration
AHS 4100 - Internship/Practicum
PUBH 6040 Public Health Administration
PUBH 6210 Management of Public Health Agencies
PUBH 6810 SPSS Applications in Public Health Research

Research Interests

My research interests include obesity prevention, food security of marginalized populations, survey design, and understanding how public health and medicine can work together to improve population health.