Gerald Hyner

Gerald Hyner

Professor Emeritus 

Research Interests:

Gerry Hyner has authored or coauthored scientific papers in journals such as: the Journal of Health Education, Health Education Research, the American Journal of Health Promotion, Family and Community Health, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Journal of Occupational Medicine, the International Quarterly of Community Health Education and Methods of Information in Medicine. He was a contributing editor to the Handbook of Health Assessment Tools and he has coauthored books on health promotion and disease prevention. He has presented papers at both national and international meetings. His discovery has focused on the use of computerized health risk appraisals as a means of influencing health-promoting behavior and lowering health care costs. He has examined the effects of risk reduction strategies in occupational settings and was funded to conduct health promotion interventions for ambulatory older adults. He is currently examining models for planning and evaluating noninvasive health assessments in both healthy and at-risk subjects. Gerry Hyner joined the Purdue faculty in 1982 and is an active member of the Purdue Speakers Bureau.


Ph.D. (1979), The Pennsylvania State University, University Park
B.A. (1972), St. Vincent College, Latrobe, PA

Curriculum Vitae

Health Promotion/Public Health

Center on Aging and Life Course