Marc lodyga

Marc Lodyga

Marc Lodyga, PhD

Assistant Chair of Teaching and Undergraduate Studies
Assistant Professor

Office Location:
013 Carpenter Sports Building

Dr. Lodyga is the Assistant Chair of Teaching and Undergraduate Studies and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition. He earned his B.S and M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from Indiana University and his Ph.D in Health Education from Southern Illinois University. He is also a Certified Health Education Specialist and Health Coach. His research interests primarily focuses on analyzing psychosocial and ecological traits that influence health behaviors. He is especially interested in examining constructs of motivational and behavioral theories with special consideration to evidence-based interventions that decrease risky health behaviors.


  • HLPR664: Health Coaching Practicum
  • BHAN490: Development of Health Promotion Programs
  • HLPR430: Behavior Change Strategies and Tactics
  • BHAN332: Health Behavior Theory and Models

Research Interests

  • Behavioral science theory
  • Psychosocial determinants of health
  • Clinical health coaching
  • Multilevel program planning


  • Society of Behavioral Medicine; Society for Public Health Education