Kiley Vander Wyst, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor
Glendale, AZ

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Dr. Kiley Vander Wyst is an Assistant Professor in the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program. She is the course director for Introduction to Public Health and Introduction to MPH Project and Practicum courses and aids in delivery of the M.P.H. degree program in Global One Health at Midwestern University’s Glendale, AZ and Downers Grove, IL campuses. Dr. Vander Wyst earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Minnesota-TC in 2009, a Master of Public Health from Boston University in 2011, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Nutritional Sciences from Arizona State University (ASU) in 2019. After completing her doctorate, Dr. Vander Wyst was a postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at ASU where she focused on sex differences in disease risk and risk reduction and differential response to lifestyle intervention among high-risk, Latino adolescents. She has worked for over a decade in clinical research, including Academic Research Program Manager at Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Research Associate Senior at the Center of Urban Population Health (Milwaukee, WI). Dr. Vander Wyst joined the faculty at Midwestern University in November 2020.

Assistant Professor

Glendale, AZ

College of Graduate Studies - AZ
College of Graduate Studies - IL

College of Graduate Studies

Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

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| 2020 | RD
Arizona State University | 2019 | Ph.D.
Boston University | 2011 | M.P.H.
University of Minnesota Twin Cities | 2009 | B.A.

Courses Taught

PUBHG 510 Introduction to Public Health

PUBH 511 Introduction to MPH Project and Practicum

PUBHG 512 Design of MPH Project

PUBHG 610 Globization and Impacts to Health

PUBHG 814 Public Health Nutrition