Nate McCaughtryAssistant dean and professor Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies
Phone: (313) 577-0014
Areas of expertisenutrition
childhood obesity prevention
Nate McCaughtry is an assistant dean and professor in the College of Education. In 2010, he founded the Center for School Health to promote his team's research on healthy transformations in K-12 schools.
He earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Physical Education and Coaching from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, his Master's of Science in Adapted Physical Education also from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, and his Ph.D. in Kinesiology with minors in history, sociology, philosophy and educational research from the University of Alabama.
In 2015, he was elected as an Active Fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology, the highest professional recognition one can achieve in the field.
In the news
- MEDIA ADVISORY: Wayne State hosting 700 school children to promote prevention of childhood obesity
- Wayne State University hosting 700 school children to promote prevention of childhood obesity and the importance of regular exercise
- Wayne State College of Education’s Center for Health and Community Impact awarded youth wellness grant by Target
- 38 Michigan elementary schools awarded Building Healthy Communities grant to promote healthy eating and physical activity