Lynn Herrmann PhD, MPH

Lynn Herrmann
Title: Associate Professor
Division: Health Studies
Unit: Health Education/Public Health
Office Location: Wirtz Hall 256
Office Phone: 815-753-0112
Office Fax: 815-753-5406

Courses Taught

  • PHHE 315: Introduction to Health Promotion
  • PHHE 431: Applied Health Promotion Programming
  • PHHE 603: Behavioral and Social Aspects of Public Health
  • PHHE 631: Community Health and Promotion Programs


  • Ph.D., University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign, Community Health- Health Behavior, Focus: Kinesiology
  • M.P.H., Northern Illinois University, Health Promotion focus
  • Graduate Certificate in Eating Disorders and Obesity, Northern Illinois University
  • B.S., Elmhurst College, Exercise Science and Psychology

Research Interests

  • Social media and health communication
  • Fitness technology adherence and efficacy (apps and wearables)
  • The social aspects of exercise
  • Gender and exercise

Other Information

  • American Council on Exercise Group Exercise Instructor and Health Coach