Contact Info

Office

  • Room 120
    Wellness & Recreation Complex
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass., 2018
  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (Summa Cum Laude), Keene State College, Keene, N.H., 2006 
  • Master of Arts in Intercultural Management and Diversity Studies, School for International Training, Brattleboro, Vt., 2006
  • Bachelor of Arts/Master of Arts in History and English Language, Petrozavodsk State University, Petrozavodsk, Russia, 1999

Prior to coming to Springfield College, Olya Clark taught courses in public health and education at Keene State College, Marlboro College Graduate School, and the University of Massachusetts. She has extensive teaching, research, and other professional experiences in the fields of public health and education in Russia, India, and the United States.

Research Interests

  • Aging and Elderly Health Issues
  • Health Communication Health Promotion
  • Health Inequity and Determinants of Health
  • Vaccine Hesitancy and Science Denial
  • Public Health Pedagogy

Courses Taught

  • HLTH 210: Consumer & Environmental Health
  • HLTH 304: Health Education Methods and Pre-Practicum: Pre K-12
  • HLTH 260: Drugs and Society

Certifications and Memberships

Teacher Certification in Elementary Education