Christy McMahon

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
M.S. Health Education and Promotion

Dr. McMahon holds a Doctorate Degree in Health Education from A.T. Still University. She also holds a Master's Degree in Exercise Science and a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology from Eastern Illinois University. She spent 18 years work in Physical Therapy Services at Salem Township Hospital. She has over 8 years of experience teaching in the online environment in the health sciences field in various disciplines including exercise physiology, health education, public health, health economics, community health, wellness, and fitness. She is a certified athletic trainer and a certified health education specialist.

Courses Taught

HLTH 6412/8412 - Health Education and Communication Strategies

HLTH 6030/8030 - Socio-Economic Perspectives on Health

HLTH 6530 - Disease Prevention and Care Management

PUBH 6005 - Perspectives on Health


PhD, AT Still University

MS, Eastern Illinois University

Public Service

Catholic Heart Work Camp, Committee Member -

Annual St. Francis Church Picnic, Member -

Awards / Honors

Highest Honors, AT Still University, 2010

Faculty Award - Excellence in Teaching, Ashford University, 2016

Who’s Who in Academia , News Digest Internatinal, 2017


McMahon, C. (2017). Becoming a Certified Health Education Specialist: The benefits of earning the CHES or MCHES Credential. Walden University