ELISA BETH MCNEILL
Clinical Associate Professor, Health and Kinesiology
Office#: 360-B Blocker
Mail Stop: 4243
Office Phone: (979) 845-2184
E-mail:
Other Title: Coordinator HLKN Teacher Certification
Primary Emphasis Area: Health Education
Vita: View Document
Short Bio
Elisa Beth McNeill is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Pedagogy in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University [TAMU]. Serving as the coordinator of the Health Education Teacher Certification Program, Beth is a 30 year teaching veteran having experience with middle school, high school and at-risk pregnant and parenting adolescents. She earned her masters' degree and Principals Certificate in Educational Administration and her PhD in Health Education from TAMU. Beth is known for her innovative instruction, she teaches courses in human sexuality, elementary and secondary school health pedagogy, technology for teachers, and community & school health methodology.
Service learning is incorporated in of most of the courses she teaches. Beth has co-authored a textbook on health methodologies, Health Education: Creating Strategies for School and Community Health. She has also presented at state, regional, national, and international conferences with multiple publications.



Research Interests
Adolescent Health
Pedagogy
Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Watts, T., Wilson, K. L., McNeill, E.B., Rosen, B.L., Moore, N.D. & Smith, M.L. (2016). Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Intentions to Engage in Vaginal Intercourse among Sexually Abstinent Missouri High School Freshman. Journal of School Health, 86(10), 757-764

2. *Braly, V., *Amuta, A. & McNeill, EB. (2015). A section of the PRECEDE-PROCEED Model and its application in fictional Podunk, Texas: A strategy for preparing future health education specialist to use planning models. Journal of Health Education Teaching Techniques, 2(2), 1-15. *

3. Wilson, K. L., Wiley, D. C., Housman, J., McNeill, E. B., & *Rosen, B. L. (2015). Conceptualizing and Implementing a Professional Development Pilot Program for Public School Teachers to Strengthen Sexuality Education. Pedagogy in Health Promotion, DOI: 10.1177/2373379915583676 *

4. Lackman, J., Smith, ML., McNeill, EB. (2015). Freshman college student[48]19s reasons for enrolling in and anticipated benefits from a basic college physical education activity course. Frontiers in Public Health 3:162. Doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2015.00162.

5. *Szucs, L., *Reyes, JV., *Farmer, J., Wilson, K. & McNeill, EB. (2015). Friend Flips: A Story Activity about relationships. American Journal of Sexuality Education. 10(3), 261-276. Doi:10.1080/15546128.2015.1049313

6. Szucs, L., *Reyes, J.V., *Farmer, J., Wilson, K.L., & McNeill, E.B. (2015). Friend Flips: A Story Activity about Relationships. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 10(3), 261-276. DOI: 10.1080/15546128.2015.1049313 *

7. Gilbert, GG., Sawyer, RG., & McNeill, EB. (2015) Health education: Creating strategies for school and community health. Fourth Edition. Sudbury, MA. Jones and Bartlett. ISBN: 978-1449698546

8. Reyes, J.V., *Carreon, A.K., *Szucs, L., McNeill, E.B., Wilson, K.L. (2015). mHealth TXT MSG: Approaches to Accessing Health Information. The Health Education Monograph Series, 32(1), 15-21. *

9. *Reyes, JV., *Carreon, AK., *Szucs, L., McNeill, EB., & Wilson, KL. (2015). Pedagogically speaking: mHealth TXT MSG: Approaches to accessing health information. Eta Sigma Gamma, The Health Education Monograph Series: Student Monograph, 32(1), 15-21. *

10. Szucs, L., Wilson, K.L., & McNeill, E.B. (2015). Using Muffin Pans to Promote Healthy Relationships. Journal of Health Education Teaching Techniques, 2(2), 55-81. ISSN 2332-1008

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

Courses Taught
2018 - 2019
HEFB 450, HLTH 415, HLTH 421, HLTH 683, HLTH 684
2017 - 2018
HEFB 450, HLTH 332, HLTH 403, HLTH 415, HLTH 421, HLTH 485, HLTH 685, KINE 120, KNFB 450
2016 - 2017
HEFB 324, HEFB 325, HEFB 450, HLTH 332, HLTH 415, HLTH 421, HLTH 485, HLTH 685, KINE 120, KINE 485, KINE 683, KNFB 324, KNFB 325, KNFB 450
2015 - 2016
HEFB 324, HEFB 450, HLTH 285, HLTH 332, HLTH 342, HLTH 415, HLTH 421, HLTH 485, HLTH 641, HLTH 684, HLTH 685, KNFB 324
2014 - 2015
HEFB 324, HEFB 450, HLTH 332, HLTH 415, HLTH 421, HLTH 641, HLTH 684, KNFB 324
2013 - 2014
HEFB 324, HEFB 450, HLTH 332, HLTH 415, HLTH 421, HLTH 485, HLTH 641, KNFB 324
2012 - 2013
KINE 198, KINE 485, HEFB 324, HEFB 450, HLTH 332, HLTH 415, HLTH 421, HLTH 641, KNFB 324, KNFB 450
2011 - 2012
HLTH 210, HLTH 332, HLTH 415, HLTH 421, HLTH 485, HLTH 641, KNFB 323, KNFB 450, UGST 181
2010 - 2011
HLTH 210, HLTH 214, HLTH 332, HLTH 415, HLTH 421, HLTH 482, HLTH 485, HLTH 684, KINE 214, KNFB 323, KNFB 450
2009 - 2010
HLTH 210, HLTH 332, HLTH 342, HLTH 415, HLTH 421, HLTH 485, KNFB 323, KNFB 450
2008 - 2009
HLTH 332, HLTH 342, HLTH 415, HLTH 421, HLTH 485, KNFB 323, KNFB 450
2007 - 2008
HLTH 216, HLTH 332, HLTH 342, HLTH 415, HLTH 421, HLTH 485, KNFB 323
2006 - 2007
HLTH 216, HLTH 332, HLTH 342, HLTH 415, HLTH 421, HLTH 485, KNFB 323
2005 - 2006
HLTH 216, HLTH 332, HLTH 415, HLTH 484, HLTH 485, KINE 489
2004 - 2005
HLTH 216, HLTH 415, HLTH 484, HLTH 485
2003 - 2004
HLTH 216, HLTH 485
2002 - 2003
HLTH 216, HLTH 485
2001 - 2002
HLTH 216, HLTH 484
2000 - 2001
HLTH 216
Awards

(2015). Distinguished Service Award.  Robert J. Syovitz

(2013). HLKN Teacher of the advisor.  Health Division

(2013). TAMU advisor of the year.  Registered for 2013

(2012). Eta Sigma Gamma Service Activity.  Service Activity of the Year Award

(2012). BCS Chamber of Commerce.  Committee Co-Chir of Medical Services Night

(2010-2010). Award.  TAHPERD College/University Health Educator of the Year

(2009). Teacher of the Year.  Department of Health and Kinesiology

(2009). Distinguished Achievement Award.  Association of former students of Texas A&M

(2009). SLATE Award.  Student Lead Academic Teaching Award.

(2008-2008). T-Camp Namesake.  Texas A&M University

(2005). Teacher of the Year.  Department of Health and Kinesiology

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