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Jeffrey S. Gehris

Program Director, BS in Kinesiology
Associate Professor of Instruction

Pearson Hall 266
1800 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122


Jeffrey S. Gehris, PhD is an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology. He serves as the program director for the BS in Kinesiology degree and instructs courses related to physical activity and public health in this degree program. Dr. Gehris's research interests focus on the role of movement experiences in human health and well-being, including the area of trauma-informed practice.


  • PhD, Kinesiology (Curriculum & Instruction concentration), Temple University
  • MEd, Physical Education (Curriculum & Instruction concentration), Temple University
  • BS, Accounting, Villanova University