Flint, Matt
Title:
Assistant Professor - Public and Community Health
Office:
HP101t
Phone:
801-863-5316
Fax:
801-863-5427
Last Updated: 7/23/14 -

 

MATTHEW O. FLINT, Ph.D., M.S.

 


EDUCATION

 

2003

Doctor of Philosophy

Department of Public Health

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Major: Health Education/Health Promotion

Minors: Gerontology & Health Care Administration

Dissertation: A Cognitive-Motivational-Relational Examination of Angry Driving: Applying Lazarus's Model to a Public Health Concern

 

 

1993

Master of Health Education

Department of Health Sciences

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Thesis: The Influence of Health Behavior Contracting on Internal Locus of Control

 

 

1991

Bachelor of Science

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Major: Spanish

Minors: Health Education/Gerontology certificate

 

 

PROFESSIONAL

EXPERIENCE

 

2010 (January) – Present

Assistant Professor

Department of Public & Community Health

Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

·        Teach: Grant Writing, Social Marketing, Nutrition, Stress Management, Personal Health & Wellness

·        Act as the faculty advisor for the student-run Community Health Club at UVU (CHUVU)

-       Plan service projects

-       Organize professional presentations

-       Manage & balance the club’s budget

·        Participate in scholarly works including being involved in research and grant writing

·        Contribute to various committees including the research committee and the health curriculum committee

 

2005 (August) – 2009 (December)

Senior Lecturer, Direct School Health Program

Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

Utah State University

Logan, Utah

·        Teach: School Health Programs; Elementary Education; Teaching Health Education Methods; Race, Class, Culture, and Gender Issues in Health; Drugs and Human Behavior; First Aid; Consumer Health; and Health and Wellness

·        Supervise student teachers: observe teaching at secondary education sites, assess strengths and weaknesses and evaluate teaching progress

·        Organize the clinical experiences of potential student teachers

·        Act as the faculty advisor for the student-run Health Education Association of Utah State University club (Eta-Sigma-Gamma)

·        Participate in scholarly works including being involved in research and grant writing

·        Contribute to various committees including the graduate committee and the health curriculum committee

·        Mentor graduate students: currently 2 in Masters of Health Education and 2 in Masters of Education degrees

2001 – 2005

Director of Health Education

Department of Physical Education, Health, and Recreation

Eastern Washington University

Cheney, Washington

·        Direct the BS in community health with an option in health promotion & wellness

·        Oversee the health curriculum for the BAE in Health and Fitness

·        Create and revise the program's mission, goals, and objectives as well as all curriculum requirements and policies

·        Guide student interns through the internship process and toward improved "marketability" in community health fields

·        Track the program's achievements in reference to established objectives

·        Work closely with the College of Education and the physical education faculty to fulfill state requirements for teaching endorsements

·        Organize information for NCATE/NASPE accreditation

·        Prepare for program evaluations from external reviewers

2000 – 2005

Assistant Professor

Department of Physical Education, Health, and Recreation

Eastern Washington University

Cheney, Washington

·        Teach Wellness & Fitness for Health, Mind Altering Substances, Personal & Community Health, Health Promotion, Degenerative Diseases, Sexuality Education in Schools & Community, Consumer Health, Research in Health & Fitness, and Senior Capstone

·        Participate in scholarly work: applied the cognitive-relational-motivational theory to aggressive driving in a 18-25 year old population

·         Contribute to various committees including the Health Curriculum Committee, the Graduate Faculty Committee, and the Student Health Advisory Committee

·        Advise approximately 20-30 students in the community health major and 20-30 students in the health and fitness teaching major

·        Develop and maintain the department's webpages

 

1998 – 2000

Assistant Professor

Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

Utah State University

Logan, Utah

·        Teach International Health, Current Trends (graduate level), Health and Wellness, Introduction to Community Health, Drugs and Human Behavior, Program Planning and Evaluation, and Worksite Stress Management (graduate level).

·        Supervise student teachers: assessing strengths and weaknesses and evaluating teaching progress.

·        Participate in scholarly research.  Began study on the effects of health behavior messages on intentions and attitudes.

·        Contribute to various committees including the graduate committee, the social committee, and the health curriculum committee.

 

 

1995 – 1998

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon

·        Taught HIV/AIDS and other STDs (H312) exclusively to juniors and seniors for 3 quarters.  Class size: 70-85 students

·        Instructed students in the university required Health & Human Performance (HHP231) class for 3 years.  Enrollment is approximately 350-450 students per section (2 sections/quarter).

·        Directed corresponding HHP231 labs.  Instructed students on the practical applications of measurement tools in individual health issues, i.e. weight management, target heart rate, etc.

·        Taught Personal Health Priorities (H175) and Social & Individual Health Determinants (H225) to students with Public Health Major or Minor.  Class size: 25-40

·        Taught Personal Health (H170) as introductory health course to beginning students.  Class size: 25-40 students

 

 

1994 – 1995

Office Manager

Benton County Health Department

Corvallis, OR

·        Supervised billing, data entry, reception, records and transcription.

·        Advised 4 self-directed work teams.

·        Conducted project development, implementation, and evaluation.

·        Tracked 24 employees’ time for payroll, vacations, and sick leave.

·        Developed process and outcome objectives and goals.

 

 

1992 – 1994

Community Health Educator

Utah County Health Department

Provo, UT

·        Worked in cardiovascular disease and cancer prevention and injury control.

·        Assisted schools with health curriculum.

·        Facilitated worksite wellness programs.

·        Focused on community-based assessment, implementation, and evaluation.

 

 

1991 – 1992

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Brigham Young University

Provo, UT

·        Taught required health class, "Health and Life-Style Management (H129)."

·        Worked with students and evaluated their performance in the class.

·        Developed tests and assignments; handed out final grade.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Refereed

 

 

Flint, M., Ahlstrom, D., & Brown, M. (2011) (Under review) “.” Journal of American College of Nutrition.

 

 

Flint, M., Ahlstrom, D., & Brown, M. (2011) (Under review) “.” Journal of American College Health.

 

 

Flint, M., Ahlstrom, D., & Brown, M. (2011) (Under review) “Availability, Cooking Self-Efficacy, and Meal Plan Participation Predict College Students’ Fruit and Vegetable Consumption.” Journal of the American Dietetic Association.

 

 

Flint, M. & Gast, J. (2010) (not published) Seatbelt Use Behavior and Message Framing: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior,” American Journal of Health Studies.

 

 

Flint, M. & Gast, J., (2010) (not published) “Health Messaging and Seat Belt Use,” Health Education and Behavior.

 

 

Hammermeister, J., Flint, M., Peterson, M., (2005)

"Gender differences in Spiritual Well-Being: Are Females More Spiritually-Well than Males," American Journal of Health Studies, 20 (2).

 

 

Hammermeister, J., Flint, M., Peterson, M., (2001)

"Psychosocial and health related characteristics of religious well-being," Psychological Reports, 89, 589-594.

 

 

Flint, M. Borden, C. & Graff, L., and (2001) Chp. 6 Maternal and Child Health: A Global Health Perspective.  A Primer on International Health, Robert William Buckingham, Allyn and Bacon

 

 

Non-Referred

Flint, M. & Hammermeister, J.  (January 2003).  “Are You a Rager?  Some insights into the angry driving mind” ProHealthNet Newsletter

 

GRANTS

Dr. Bartel(PI) CEL grant Utah Valley University for water contamination and resulting health outcomes in Chihuahua, Mexico. February 2010 ($5,000 not funded).

 

 

Co-Principle Investigator w/ Dr. Julie Gast & Barbara Farris (South Cache Freshman Center). Healthy School Communities, the ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) Whole Child Initiative, 2006. ($10,000 not funded).

 

 

Principle Investigator. Emma Eccles College of Education, New Initiatives Grant, 2005. ($15,000 not funded).

 

 

Principle Investigator. KABOOM - Betz Elementary, for playground equipment with specific fitness outcomes. 2003. ($10,000 funded).

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Refereed

American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

AAHE Research Coordinating Board Poster Session at the 2005 AAHE/AAHPERD Convention in Chicago, Illinois, April 12-16, 2005.  “Angry Drivers: Applying Lazarus’ Cognitive-Motivational-Relational Model to understand how they appraise and cope with a stressful situation.

 

 

American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

AAHE Research Coordinating Board Poster Session at the 2005 AAHE/AAHPERD Convention in Chicago, Illinois, April 12-16, 2005.  “Health Messages and Intention”

 

 

 

Non-refereed

Slate Canyon School - Correctional Facilities

2010

Drugs: Their Effects on the Human Brain, Losing Control to an Addiction

Senior patients

 

 

Slate Canyon School - Correctional Facilities

2010

Drugs: Their Effects on the Human Brain, Losing Control to an Addiction

Junior patients

 

 

Eastern Washington University

2004

The effects of the Tsunami on local and regional public health systems

Campus Consortium

 

 

Eastern Washington University

PEHR Graduate Student Association

11/02 – Research on angry driving and road rage

 

 

Utah State University

·        12/99 – Health Education Association of Utah & Professionals in Health Honor Society, Keynote Speaker

·        10/99 – Great American Smoke Out Presentation

·        10/98 – Utah Public Radio, "Discussion on Tobacco Cessation"

·        9/98 – HEAU Brown Bag Seminar, "Tobacco Cessation"

 

 

 

Oregon State University

·        Winter 1997 poster presentation, “Stress and Colon Cancer”

·        Winter 1997 poster presentation, “Health Care Quality and Assurance”

 

 

 

Hewlett Packard Corporation

·        9/97 – “Are Your Emotions Killing You?”

·        4/97 – Communication, Self Talk, and Dealing with Stress

·        2/97 – Stress, Anxiety and Emotions & Alternative Work Schedules

·        11/96 – Stress and Worksite Transitions

 

 

 

Benton County Health Department

·        10/96 – Stress and Nutrition, How Do They Mix?

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS

American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; American Association of Health Educators

Health Education Association of Utah

Utah Public Health Association

 

 

PERSONAL

·        Speak, read and write Spanish fluently.

·        Enjoy music, especially playing the piano.

·        Participate in multiple sports including basketball, racquetball, golf, cross-country skiing and others.

REFERENCES

·        Upon request