David A. Dzewaltowski, PhD

Endowed Community Chair & Professor

Department of Health Promotions
Buffett Early Childhood Institute
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Professional Summary


Professional Interests

Improving physical activity and nutrition of children for population health through identifying drivers of health behavior and evaluating interventions facilitating organizational change across sectors resulting in numerous places promoting health behavior where people live, learn, work, play, and seek care are Dr. Dzewaltowski research interests. Dr. Dzewaltowski builds on his past work on focused on developing community human-environment system theory and evaluating interventions promoting physical activity, healthful eating, and other health behaviors across in childcare settings, after-school programs, elementary schools, youth sport and diverse youth club organizations. Dr. Dzewaltowski was also a founding member of the RE-AIM Framework workgroup, whose goal has been to encourage program planners, evaluators, and policy-makers to pay more attention to essential program elements that can improve the sustainable adoption and implementation of effective, evidence-based health promotion programs. 

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