Laura Kruger

Laura Kruger

Clinical Assistant Professor
Coordinator, Lifetime Wellness
American Red Cross Certified Instructor
Co-Advisor, Living Learning Community
Rybolt Sports Sciences Center
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What does "Accent on the Individual" mean to you?

"Accent on the Individual" means connecting with each student, personalizing content and learning and providing opportunities for each student to become successful.

Laura Kruger is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Sciences and Coordinator of Lifetime Wellness. Her background includes exercise and fitness, tobacco public policy, student health behaviors and program planning. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist and has participated in national/state conferences and presentations in several different settings, and has developed publications of research. In the Lifetime Wellness course, she has implemented the opportunity for students to participate in a health screening to identify their lipid profile and glucose levels which has proven successful in student's health behaviors. Her classes are taught in the classroom, and in hybrid and online format.
She also is the Co-Advisor for the Living Learning Community for the Ashland University Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences, and spearheads Employee Wellness Initiatives on campus including the Lunch & Learn series, weekly wellness tips and newsletters, and Employee Health Screenings.

Research Areas

Tobacco Public Policy
Student Health and Behaviors
Corporate/Worksite Wellness


MEd, Kent State Universty
BS in Education, Ashland University

Courses Taught

HS 104: Fitness Walking
HS 138: Physical Fitness
HS 180: Lifetime Wellness
HS 182: First Aid & CPR
EXS/DIET: 343: Active Aging & Wellness
EXS 493: Internship Supervisor