Kristi King

Kristi King

Dr. King's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Dr. King's Biosketch

Kristi M. King, Ph.D., CHES, FACSM is a professor in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences at the University of Louisville. Dr. King is the principal investigator on interdisciplinary research studies that focus on physical activity and public health. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), a Physical Activity and Public Health research fellow, an America Walks, Walking College fellow, and an American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) fellow. Dr. King serves ACSM as an associate editor for ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal and as a member on the Health and Science Policy Committee.

Educational Background

  • Post-doctorate Training: University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011
  • PhD, Health Education, Southern Illinois University of Carbondale, 2008
  • MS, Health Promotion, University of Kentucky, 1999
  • BA, Kinesiology, University of Kentucky, 1997

Research Areas

  • Physical activity
  • Public health
  • Community
  • Nutrition
  • Children