College of Health Sciences
Dr. Tara Lee Gallien currently lives in Chapel Hill, NC. She is originally from Alaska. Her degrees include a Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University (Health Studies); M.Ed., Northwestern State University (Health Promotion); B.A., University of Alaska, Fairbanks (Biology); and AAS, University of Alaska, Fairbanks (Fire Science Technology). She is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and has been teaching in the BS Health Studies program in the College of Health Sciences since 2017. Her current research interests include health and wellness coaching, leadership development, and pedagogy in health education. She has been teaching for 24 years, both online and face-to-face. Her recreational activities include mountain biking, running, and hiking.