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CAEX Faculty:
Patrick Dunn, PhD





Walden Contributing Faculty

Dr. Patrick Dunn is also a Contributing Faculty member at Walden and teaches:

  • PUBH 8032
  • PUBH 8033
  • PUBH 8245
  • PUBH 8551

See Patrick Dunn's Contributing Faculty Profile

About Me

Research Interests: Health literacy; health technology; cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation

Social Change Interests: Developing better methods of teaching patients how to manage their health

Joined Walden: Became a Walden student in 2011; GA in the Academic Skills Center, 2012; Contributing faculty, 2016

Location: Texas

About Patrick: I am a Contributing Faculty in the College of Health Sciences and Public Policy, School of Health Sciences, and is currently pursuing a MS in Information Technology – Software Engineering at Walden.  I also am the Program Director for Connected Heart Health and the AHA Inside initiative for the American Heart Association’s new Center of Excellence for Health Technology and Innovation.  His role includes the development of science-based care plans for cardiovascular health, and a research agenda for health technology and innovation.  I live in Leander, Texas with my wife. My 3 kids are grown and out of the house.

My Advice to Walden Students

Be persistent and keep the end in mind. Take it one step at a time.

My Experience as a Walden Student

I am a proud, 2015 graduate of Walden (PhD in Public Health). I became a Walden student in 2011; GA in the Academic Skills Center, 2012; Contributing faculty, 2016; and returned as a student (MS – Information Technology) in 2020.

My Role as a Teacher

Why I enjoy teaching at Walden:

I enjoy teaching because I love giving back. There is nothing more gratifying than helping someone achieving their dreams.

What students can expect from me as a teacher

As an instructor, students can expect that I will be available to assist them, and can provide insights as faculty, former student, and practitioner.

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