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Holly Godwin

Academic Coordinator

College of Health Professions

Degree Program B.S. Public Health

Holly Godwin received a Bachelor of Science in Health & Exercise Science from Furman University, Master of Science in Public Health, and Doctorate in Public Health from the University of South Carolina. She currently serves as a senior contributing faculty member at Walden University in the College of Health Sciences. She teaches Public Health courses in the College of Health Sciences. Professionally, Dr. Godwin has worked in a variety structural interventions that take a systems-level approach to reducing obesity and improving nutrition. She served as Director for the South Carolina Farm to Institution Program, Chair of the South Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition and previously held a position on the Executive Board for Eat Smart Move More South Carolina. Her publications and presentations relate to various aspects of socio-cultural influences on nutrition and obesity prevention.

Courses Taught

HLTH 1000 - Concepts of Health Promotion

HLTH 3115 - Public and Global Health

HLTH 2115 - Aging Across the Lifespan

HLTH 4205 - Introduction to Research Methods and Analysis

PUBH 3100 - Human Disease and Prevention


BS, Furman University

MS, University of South Carolina

PhD, University of South Carolina

Awards / Honors

Delta Omega National Public Health Honor Society, University of South Carolina, 2007

Mother-Friendly Workplace Designation, 2010


Godwin, H. H., Yenory, H., Katherine, C., Sarah, G. (2012). Statewide Collaboration for the Implementation of the South Carolina Farm to School Program. Journal of Nutrition, Education, and Behavior.


Harring, H., Godwin, H. H. (2010). Implementation and Evaluation of Farmers Markets on College Campuses.

Harring, H., Godwin, H. H. (2011). Implementation of a Statewide Farm to School Prgram.