Gabriela Murza

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Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor | Health and Wellness | HEART Initiative | Utah County


Gabriela Murza

Contact Information

Office Location: Utah County
Phone: (385)-268-6543
Email: gabriela.murza@usu.edu
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Educational Background

MS, Health Education and Behavior, (Community Health Education), University of Florida, 2006
BS, Psychology, University of Florida, 2004

Licensures & Certifications

Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), NCHEC, 2020
Master Remote Work Professional, USU Rural Online Initiative, 2020
ServSafe Food Protection Manager Instructor and Proctor, National Restuarant Association, 2012
ServSafe Food Protection Manager, National Restaurant Association, 2011

Biography

I developed a passion for public health education while attending the University of Florida. My career began in 2006 in a rural Florida county, then overseas to Eastern Europe (Moldova), and back to Florida as an Extension faculty for 9 years before joining USU Extension's HEART Initiative. No matter the location or position, public health is my calling.

Teaching Interests

Interests include nutrition, wellness, and food safety. In the current position, I am interested in assessing how healthy eating, physical activity, and other healthy behaviors assist in decreasing or preventing chronic pain, and how developing and utilizing those skills are essential in substance use recovery programs. Other areas of interest are workplace injury prevention, inmate education and connection to resources, and resilience building.

Publications | Fact Sheets

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Publications | Curriculum

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    Publications | Technical Reports

    Research Reports

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      Publications | Other

      Newsletter

        Newspaper

          Miscellaneous Extension

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          Other

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            Extension

            Physical Health and Injury Prevention, 2020 - Ongoing
            Resilience Development, 2020 - Ongoing
            Stigma Reduction, 2020 - Ongoing