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Jennifer Bleck, PhD, MPH

Jennifer Bleck, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Director of Success & Wellness Coaching

Contact Info

  • Office: ALN 158 (IN ALN 151 SUITE)
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  • Academic Phone: 8139748498
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  • PhD, University of South Florida, 2015
  • MPH, Stony Brook University, 2012
  • BA, Brandeis University, 2010


Social & Behavioral Sciences Health Promotion


  • Mental Health
  • Health & Wellness Coaching
  • College Health
  • Program Evaluation
  • Adolescent Health


Dr. Jennifer Bleck is an Assistant Professor in the College of Public Health. As a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Dr. Bleck teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in Health & Wellness Coaching. With respect to research, Dr. Bleck's interests include program evaluation, college student health, lifestyle medicine, and wellness coaching. In this effort, she collaborates with multiple industry partners in both the development and evaluation of health promotion service delivery. Dr. Bleck serves as the co-director of the College of Public Health’s Center for Transdisciplinary Research in College Health & Well-being. Her current research on college student wellbeing and health & wellness coaching has resulted in multiple publications, conference presentations, and national awards. Past work has covered topics such as intimate partner violence, physical activity, obesity prevention, ADHD, eating disorders, and adolescent and young adult cancer survivors. Dr. Bleck is also the former Associate Director of Support Services in Health and Wellness in the Office of Student Success. In this role, she worked with her team to provide a wide range of services directly to USF students to promote overall health and wellbeing as well as academic and personal success. Programs included satellite wellness centers, relaxation stations, marketing, and program evaluation. Additionally, she served as Director of the USF’s Success & Wellness Coaching program. Dr. Bleck continues to work as a consultant and evaluator to multiple coaching programs. Dr. Bleck also serves as adjunct faculty with the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. In this role, she teaches Methods and Measures for Public Health Practice for the online Masters of Public Health program.