Kevin J. Harrell, MPH, CHES heads the Health Education services at NCCU Student Health and Counseling Services and serves as Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Public Health Education. Before coming to NCCU, Kevin worked over 9 years as a Health Education Specialist at Duke University. He managed The Oasis, a relaxation space for students, advised student peer education groups focusing on mental health and substance use and edited the Student Health website and electronic newsletter. Kevin also educated students on the importance of sleep, stress management and tobacco cessation. His work developing the Duke Farmers Market, prior to transitioning to NCCU, earned him the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2004 Secretary's Innovation in Prevention Award. Kevin has served as a steering committee member for the North Carolina 5-A-Day Coalition and is currently a member of the American College Health Association.
Kevin graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health in Health Policy and Administration and a Master of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education. He also received professional certification through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.