Directors of Chapter Development

Kerry Whipple, PhD, MCHES and Elisa Beth McNeill, PhD, MCHES

Kerry Whipple


Elisa Beth McNeill is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pedagogy in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University. She serves as the coordinator of the Health Teacher Certification Program. Beth is a 30 year teaching veteran with teaching experience at the secondary level teaching science and working with pregnant and parenting adolescents and has earned her principal’s certificate. As a collegiate professor, Dr. McNeill’s academic focus is methodology in health education. Beth is know for her innovative instruction, she teaches courses in human sexuality, elementary and secondary school health, secondary teaching, teaching with technology, as well as, community and school methodology. She frequently presents at state, regional, national and international conferences and has multiple publications on health education topics.


Kerry Whipple
University of North Carolina
School of Health and Applied Human Sciences
601 S. College Road
Box 5956
Wilmington, NC 28403

Beth McNeill
Texas A & M University
Department of Health & Kinesiology
MS 4243
360B Blocker Building
College Station, TX 77845