Dr. Karen Moses is the Director ASU Wellness and Health Promotion, a member of the Executive Team at ASU Health Services. She has provided leadership in ASU health promotion initiatives, programs and services, using both individual and environmental approaches to promote health and wellness among college students for over 29 years. Under her direction, ASU Wellness and Health Promotion incorporates theory based and evidence-informed strategies to improve the health and well-being of ASU students including health promotion and prevention strategies to address student alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, stress, depression, suicide, sexual and interpersonal violence, nutrition, fitness, body image, and healthy relationships. She has served as project director of many grants and contracts addressing a variety of the critical health behaviors and experiences of college students. Recognized as a leader in college health promotion, Dr. Moses is a frequent speaker at college health and student affairs professional conferences, and has been consultant to other institutions of higher education to guide their healthy campus initiatives and health promotion programs.
Dr. Moses has served in many elected and appointed positions of national associations, including the American College Health Association, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Network Addressing Collegiate Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, and the Building Healthy Academic Communities Coalition. She co-chaired the committee that developed the Healthy Campus 2010 Objectives for the American College Health Association, served as the chair of the Health Promotion Section and as a member of the Board of Directors, and is a Fellow of the American College Health Association. She served as the inagural chair of the NASPA Health Promotion in Higher Education Knowledge Community, and is currently serving as the co-chair of the planning committee for the first NASPA Well-being and Health Promotion Leadership Conference (2018). She has also served as President of the Arizona Dietetic Association and the Pacific Coast College Health Association. Karen completed her bachelors and masters degrees in Nutrition and Dietetics, and her doctorate in Higher Education Leadership at Arizona State University.