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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Dr. Emily Forsyth

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Assistant Professor 

Phone: 507-389-5938                                                        


 Credentials/Education Background

  • Ph.D., Health Behavior; Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • MPH; Behavioral, Social, and Community Health, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • MS; Applied Health Sciences - School & College Health Education; Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • BSN; Nursing; Union University, Jacksonville, TN
  • BS; Health Science; Truman State University, Kirksville, MO
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)

Courses Taught/Areas of Concentration/Interest

  • Sexuality education - Adolescent Sexual Health
  • Maternal - Child Health

Selected Publications/Presentations

  • Rhodes, D., Visker, J.D. & Forsyth, E. (2017, March). Nurse and physician attitudes and knowledge regarding HPV vaccination in Missouri. Society for Public Health Education Conference; Denver, CO
  • Dinh, P.C., Forsyth, E., Sarwary, S., Liu, J., Correa, A., Gebreab, S.Y., King, D., Davis, S.K., & Bidulescu, A. (2017, March) Associations of leptin with incident diabetes mellitus and their interactions with adiponectin among African Americans; The Jackson Heart Study. American Heart Association's EPI | LIFESTYLE 2017 Scientific Sessions; Portland, OR [Moderated Poster]
  • Forsyth, E., Draper, M., & Cox, C. (2017, January). Media literacy: Deconstructing alcohol and tobacco media messages. International Conference on the Health Risks of Youth; Cancun, MX 
  • Visker, J., Rhodes, D., Cox, C., & Forsyth, E. (2017, January) An evaluation of a K-12 sexuality curriculum for an urban Missori school district. Roundtable session presented at the International Conference on the Health Risks of Youth; Cancun, MX
  • Forsyth, E., & Lin, H. (2015, November). Does a Surgeon General's Call to Action make a difference on exclusive breastfeeding prevalence and duration? Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Exposition; Chicago, IL


I have two dogs that take up a good part of my time. I also enjoy traveling, swimming, fishing and dancing.