Marc Lodyga Ph. D.

Marc Lodyga Ph. D.

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Behavioral Health & Nutrition
013 Carpenter Sports Building
Ph: 302-831-6670


Dr. Lodyga is the Assistant Chair and 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 Projects
  • Using Simulation as a Teaching-Learning Strategy to Develop Health Coaching Care Competencies
  • Pedagogical Best Practices of Teaching, Training, and Evaluating Health Coaches