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Jennifer C . Yee, MA

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Jennifer Yee

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College of Arts and Sciences
Exercise Science and Pre-Health Professions
Faculty - Exercise Science
KFCR - Kiewit Physical Fitness Center

Jennifer C . Yee, MA

Instructor


Jennifer Yee, MA, CSCS, NSCA-CPT,
is an instructor in the Department of
Exercise Science and Pre-Health
Professions at Creighton University
and has over 20 years of experience in
higher education. She earned a Bachelor and Master
degree in Exercise Science. Prior to her role as a
full-time instructor, she served as the Head Women’s
Strength and Conditioning Coach for Creighton
Athletics. In addition to teaching, Jennifer also serves
as an advisor and mentor for incoming freshmen as
part of the Ratio Studiorum Program, is an academic
and pre-health advisor, and is active in research, with
numerous publications and presentations. She has
also been the recipient of two Dean’s Awards for
professional excellence in Non-Tenure Track Teaching
and Pre-Major Advising
 
 

Teaching Interests

  • Exercise Science and Pre-Health Professions

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Exercise Science and Pre-Health Professions

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Instructor

Books

  • Public Health
    Public Health: Improving Health via Inter-Professional Collaborations. Book Chapter, Chapter 4 – Building Interprofessional Cultural Competence. Doll J, Ryan Haddad A, Laughlin A, Todd M, Packard K, Yee J, Harris B and Begley K. Nova Science Publishers, INC. 2014

Articles

  • International Public Health Journal
    Doll J., Haddad, A., Todd, M., Packard, K., Harris, B., Begley, K and Yee, J., Building interprofessional cultural competence: Reflections of faculty engaged in training students to care for the vulnerable.
    Volume 7, Number 2 2015
  • All Together Better Health
    Begley, K, Ryan Haddad A, Todd M, Doll J, Laughlin A, Packard, K, Yee J, Harris B. Educating the inter professional team for vulnerability: An inter professional course-preparing students working with vulnerable populations. Pittsburgh, PA.
    7 2014
  • American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
    Ryan Haddad a, Begley, K, Packard, K, Doll, J, Todd, M, Laughlin, A, Harris, B, and Yee, J. Development of an Interprofessional Health Promotion Course for a Vulnerable Population.
    78 (5), p. 111-119 2014
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    Eckerson, J. M., Bull, A. J., Baechle, T. R., Fischer, C. A., O'Brien, D. C., Moore, G. A., Yee, J. C., Pulverenti, T. S. Acute Ingestion of Sugar-free Red Bull Energy Drink has no Effect on Upper Body Strength and Muscular Endurance in Resistance Trained Men
    27, p. 2248-2254 2013
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    Eckerson, J., A. Bull, G Moore, T. Baechle, J. Yee, S. Egan, C. Fischer, D. O’Brien, and T. Pulverenti,. Acute Ingestion of Sugar-Free Red Bull Energy Drink has no Effect on Upper Body Strength and Muscular Endurance in Resistance on Trained Men.
    27(8), p. 2248-2254 2013
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    •Eckerson, J., A. Bull, G. Moore, T. Baechle, J. Yee, S. Egan, C. Fisher, D. O’Brien and T. Pulverenti. The Effects of Sugar-Free Energy Drinks on Upper Body Strength and Muscular Endurance in Males. Presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
    Vol. 25, p. S75-S76 2011
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    • M. Healy, S. Ochi, S. Radniecki, J., J. Eckerson, A. Bull, G. Moore, J. Yee, L. Beisel, G. Holte and S. Shirley. The Effect Of Two Different Creatine Formations On Strength and Power In Resistance Trained Men.
    Vol. 22 No. 6, p. e41 2008

Publications

  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
    •Eckerson, J., Bull, Anthony, Moore, Geri, Yee, Jennifer and Roy, Brian. The Effect of Two Different Creatine Formulations on Skeletal Muscle Creatine Retention. Abstract at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Seattle Washington, spring, 2008 and the National Strength and Conditioning Association Conference, Vegas.
    Vol. 41 No. 5, p. S161 2009

Presentations

  • Importance of Fitness and Exercise presented to students at Willowdale Elementary during the Physical Education classes 2015
  • Guest Speaker, Methodist College, Physical Therapy Assistant Program, covering the topic of “Wellness' 2015
  • Nutrition, Wellness and Equipment Orientation presented to the Omaha Police Department under the supervision of Chief, Tammy Mitchell 2015
  • Wellness Council, Health Luncheon Presentation, with Geri Moore, “Everything you wanted to know about weight training, aerobic training and those fitness tracker gadgets that everyone is wearing”, Spring 2015 2015
  • Invited to present to the Delta, Delta, Delta Sorority, Fat Talk Free Week, and discuss the importance of Wellness and Proper Nutrition. 2014
  • Wellness Presentation to the Student Support Services Community at Creighton University. Student Support Services Wellness Program that is funded through a grant that they obtained 2014
  • Importance of Fitness and Exercise presented to students at Willowdale Elementary during the Physical Education classes 2014
  • Guest Speaker, Methodist College, Physical Therapy Assistant Program, covering the topic of “Wellness' 2014
  • Nutrition, Wellness and Equipment Orientation presented to the Omaha Police Department under the supervision of Chief, Tammy Mitchell 2014
  • Invited to present to the Delta, Delta, Delta Sorority, Fat Talk Free Week, and discuss the importance of Wellness and Proper Nutrition. 2013
  • Importance of Fitness and Exercise presented to students at Willowdale Elementary during the Physical Education classes 2013
  • Guest Speaker, Methodist College, Physical Therapy Assistant Program, covering the topic of “Wellness' 2013
  • Nutrition, Wellness and Equipment Orientation presented to the Omaha Police Department under the supervision of Chief, Tammy Mitchell 2013
  • Importance of Fitness and Exercise presented to students at Willowdale Elementary during the Physical Education classes 2012
  • Eating Healthy as an Athlete, Nutrition Presentation to various Creighton University Athletic Teams and Creighton’s ROTC 2012
  • Guest Speaker, Methodist College, Physical Therapy Assistant Program, covering the topic of “Wellness' 2012
  • Nutrition, Wellness and Equipment Orientation presented to the Omaha Police Department under the supervision of Chief, Tammy Mitchell 2012
  • Guest Speaker for the Skutt and Harper Center Staff at their Annual Retreat, “Exercise is the Magic Pill”, designed to help the staff deal with stress at work through exercise and a healthy diet, December 2011 2011
  • Importance of Fitness and Exercise presented to students at Willowdale Elementary during the Physical Education classes 2011
  • Eating Healthy as an Athlete, Nutrition Presentation to various Creighton University Athletic Teams and Creighton’s ROTC 2011
  • Guest Speaker, Methodist College, Physical Therapy Assistant Program, covering the topic of “Wellness' 2011
  • Nutrition, Wellness and Equipment Orientation presented to the Omaha Police Department under the supervision of Chief, Tammy Mitchell 2011
  • Importance of Fitness and Exercise presented to students at Willowdale Elementary during the Physical Education classes 2010
  • Eating Healthy as an Athlete, Nutrition Presentation to various Creighton University Athletic Teams and Creighton’s ROTC 2010
  • Guest Speaker, Methodist College, Physical Therapy Assistant Program, covering the topic of “Wellness' 2010
  • Nutrition, Wellness and Equipment Orientation presented to the Omaha Police Department under the supervision of Chief, Tammy Mitchell 2010
  • Eating Healthy as an Athlete, Nutrition Presentation to various Creighton University Athletic Teams and Creighton’s ROTC 2009
  • Creighton University Employee Development lecture, “Designing a Personalized Fitness Program' 2009
  • Guest Speaker, Methodist College, Physical Therapy Assistant Program, covering the topic of “Wellness' 2009
  • Importance of Fitness and Exercise presented to students at Willowdale Elementary during the Physical Education classes 2008
  • Eating Healthy as an Athlete, Nutrition Presentation to various Creighton University Athletic Teams and Creighton’s ROTC 2008
  • Guest Speaker at the YES Clinics, associated with the College World Series, discussed the importance of nutrition and weight lifting technique with parents attending the clinic 2007
  • Eating Healthy as an Athlete, Nutrition Presentation to various Creighton University Athletic Teams and Creighton’s ROTC 2007
  • Cardiovascular Disease and Prevention, presented to the African American Society, Fall 2007 2007
  • Guest Speaker at the YES Clinics, associated with the College World Series, discussed the importance of nutrition and weight lifting technique with parents attending the clinic 2006
  • Presentation with Geri Moore, CU on the Scale! Weight Loss Challenge: Weight Loss Tips for Success 2006
  • Importance of Fitness and Exercise presented to students at Willowdale Elementary during the Physical Education classes 2006
  • Eating Healthy as an Athlete, Nutrition Presentation to various Creighton University Athletic Teams and Creighton’s ROTC 2006
  • Guest Speaker at the YES Clinics, associated with the College World Series, discussed the importance of nutrition and weight lifting technique with parents attending the clinic 2005
  • Presentation, with Geri Moore Resistance Training with Elastic Bands, CU on the Scale! Weight Loss Challenge 2005
  • Importance of Strength and Resistance Training to the Young Women’s Christian Association’s Annual Retreat, Crescent, IA, 2001 2001
  • Take your Daughter’s and Son’s to work day, provided orientations and fitness discussions in the Human Performance Laboratory 2000
  • Take your Daughter’s and Son’s to work day, provided orientations and fitness discussions in the Human Performance Laboratory 1998

Awards

  • IGGY Award, EDGE Program, Creighton University
    Outstanding Freshman Mentor, Counselor, Advocate and Role Model, Creighton Academic Success within EDGE Program, Creighton University
    EDGE Program, Creighton University
  • Interprofessional Education Collaborative Leadership Group
    Involved in the development of a unique tool kit for assessment of collaborative clinical reasoning for Interprofessional Teams. Fall of 2013 through present. Submission of a toolkit to develop and assess collaborative clinical reasoning for interprofessional teams. As a finalist we will receive $2,500 to implement an interprofessional education (IPE) toolkit idea we developed and will present to a panel of judges in May 2015 to win an additional $5,000
    National Board of Medical Examiner (NBME) Centennial Prize Competition
  • IGGY Award, EDGE Program, Creighton University
    Outstanding Freshman Mentor, Counselor, Advocate and Role Model Creighton Academic Success within EDGE Program, Creighton University,
    EDGE Program, Creighton University
  • Faculty and Staff Recognition, Creighton University
    for 15 years of service to the University
    Creighton University
  • Dean’s Award for Professional Excellence, Pre – Major Advising CCAS, Creighton University
    CCAS, Creighton University
  • Outstanding Faculty Preceptor 2012, Ratio Studorium Program
    Ratio Studorium Program
  • Academic Teaching Excellence/Academic Growth, Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority
    Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority
  • Kizer Light of Wellness, Inspiration Award, Wellness Committee of the Midlands (WELCOM)
    Wellness Committee of the Midlands (WELCOM)
  • Dean’s Award for Professional Excellence, Non – Tenure – Track Teaching, CCAS, Creighton University
    CCAS, Creighton University
  • Shine Award, Most Dedicated and Inspiring Professors, Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, Creighton University
    Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, Creighton University
  • Shine Award, Most Dedicated and Inspiring Professors, Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, Creighton University
    Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, Creighton University