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Colorado Names New Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Dr. Mary Dinger has worked as the campus director for ColoradoSPH at the University of Northern Colorado since 2012. In that role, she oversaw all student affairs activities including: marketing, recruiting, admissions, advising, scholarships, graduate assistantships and student life. Dinger also has been a faculty member with ColoradoSPH since 2011 and has more than 20 years of experience mentoring graduate students in health-related disciplines.


[Photo: Dr. Mary Dinger]

Dr. Dinger has a PhD in Health Education and a master’s degree in Education-Exercise Physiology from the University of Missouri. Additionally, she is certified as a Health Education Specialist, Health Fitness Specialist, and in K-12 teaching. Her research focuses on physical activity measurement and promotion. She has co-authored a book, published more than 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and presented at numerous state, regional, national, and international conferences.