Carol Spaulding

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
Ph.D. Health Education and Promotion

Carol Spaulding received her PhD in Health Education with a specialty in Health Promotion at the University of Texas at Austin in 2009. She received her Certified Health Education Specialist Certificate in 2014. Dr. Spaulding began as a Contributing faculty member at Walden in 2011.. She mentors doctoral students as Committee Chair, Member, and University Research Reviewer in the Riley College of Education and Human Sciences.

She has taught Foundations of Health Promotion, Foundations of Epidemiology, Health Promotion Program Planning, Theories of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science, and Public Health Administration at other universities. Professionally, Dr. Spaulding served as a program manager and executive at state public health agency, and has led several large grant projects involving community-based research settings in the areas of nutrition, child obesity, parent behavior, and child physical activity. She has a number of publications and presentations on community-based and health-related research projects.


PhD, University of Texas at Austin

MA, Stephen F. Austin State University