College of Health Sciences
Dr. Shannon (Whalen) Gifford is a Professor in the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at Springfield College. Prior to joining the faculty at Walden University, Dr. Gifford was a faculty member at Adelphi University, The College of Mount Saint Vincent and John Jay College, CUNY. Dr. Gifford has also worked as a health teacher in the Clarkstown Central School District and the Yonkers Public School System. She serves as a consultant for many private and public health organizations and, presents at many conferences and has been publishing her writing and research efforts in health education journals and textbooks.