Todd Bartee, Ph.D.

Faculty Fellow | Professor | Kinesiology & Sports Sciences | University of Nebraska at Kearney

 


Bio

Dr. Bartee grew up in Columbus, Neb. Throughout his education and career he has focused on the process of planning, implementing and evaluating initiatives to meet the goals of individuals, groups, organizations and communities. Catalyzing change, leadership development, advocacy and partnership building are cornerstones of what he believes are important to build sustainable solutions. Much of his work has focused on facilitating this process and putting these cornerstones into practice primarily in rural school communities. Dr. Bartee has also had the good fortune of working with worksites, health care, government and non-government organizations.

Expertise

Health Promotion

Publications

Heelan, K.A., Bartee, R. T., Nihiser, A., Sherry, B. (2015). Decreasing Childhood Obesity – The Kearney Nebraska Story. Childhood Obesity;11(5):600-607.

Holt, E.E., Bartee, R.T., Heelan, K.A., & (2013). Evaluation of a Policy to Integrate Physical Activity into the School Day. Journal of Physical Activity and Health;10(4):480-7.

Winnail, S.D., Bartee, R.T., & Kaste, S. (2005). Existence of the School Health Coordinator in a Frontier State. Journal of School Health, 75, 329-333.

Grants Received

Forming Team Grant: Integrating evidence-based nutrition, physical activity, and weight management interventions in primary care to increase reach, effectiveness, and maintenance of lifestyle interventions. Food for Health Collaboration Initiative, University of Nebraska; Role: Co-Principal Investigator
2015-2017 CoPI: Heelan, K.A., & Bartee, R.T. Expansion of the Building Healthy Families Project Rural Futures Institute, University of Nebraska; Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Planning Grant: Integrating evidence-based nutrition, physical activity, and weight management interventions in primary care to increase reach, effectiveness, and maintenance of lifestyle interventions. Food for Health Collaboration Initiative, University of Nebraska; Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Awards

Recipient, University of Alabama, College of Human Environmental Sciences’ Jack Davis Professional Achievement Alumni Award, October 16, 2009.