Associate Professor and Undergraduate Deputy
Location: 441 West Quad
Phone: 718.951.5000 x6727
Laura Blizter holds a Ph.D. in curriculum and teaching from the University of Georgia. She has taught in varied settings, from pre-K to Graduate programs. She has been a student of Chinese medicine and Eastern health practices, folding this information into her teaching and scholarship. She co-authored several studies that examine the potential applications of complementary alternative medicine and healthcare practices with HIV/AIDS and clinically depressed populations. She has been responsible for undergraduate and program development and accreditation. Teaching courses in physical education methods, health and wellness, and social foundations of education, she has been the recipient of multiple Excellence in Teaching Awards and also has been awarded several research grants. Dr. Blitzer has a strong record of service to the university and community and is a reviewer for several national journals and conferences.