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Bert Jacobson Named OSU Regents Professor

Friday, September 12, 2014

Bert Jacobson, professor in the College of Education’s School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology, has been promoted to Regents Professor at Oklahoma State University. The title is awarded permanently to faculty who have made significant scholarly contributions recognized by their peers in respective disciplines.

Jacobson also holds the title of M.B. Seretean Endowed Professor in Wellness and teaches in the area of health and human performance. He has developed several graduate and undergraduate courses including topics in gerontology, epidemiology, and applied anatomy and health behavior.

Jacobson was recognized with OSU Regent’s Distinguished Research Award in 2005. He is a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine and a recipient of the Inventor Recognition Award and the Oklahoma Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (OAHPERD) Scholar Award.

Jacobson’s research interests included investigations into sports performance, ergogenic aids, and fall prevention. He has over 150 refereed publications and a similar number of peer-reviewed professional presentations which he has delivered on five different continents.

Jacobson has managed grants and contracts worth over $3.4 million dollars. Jacobson has also served the College of Education as head of the School of Educational Studies and as interim associate dean.