Beverly Henry Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N.

Beverly Henry
Title: Professor/Program Director, Ph.D. in Health Sciences 
Division: Dean's Office
Office Location: Wirtz Hall 227
Office Phone: 815-753-8535
Office Fax: 815-753-6169


  • Ph.D., Loyola University, Higher Education 2003
  • M.S., University of Illinois - Chicago, Nutrition and Medical Dietetics 1989
  • B.S., Northern Illinois University, Dietetics, Nutrition, and Food Science 1983

Academic Research Interests

  • Person-centered care
  • Interprofessional education
  • Nutrition care for children and families

Selected Publications

Henry BW, Rooney DM, Eller S, McCarthy DM, Seivert NP, Nannicelli AP, and Vozenilek JA. What patients observe about teamwork in the emergency department: development of the PIVOT questionnaire. J Participatory Medicine. 2013 Jan 30; 5:e4.

Henry BW, Smith TJ, Ahmad S. Psychometric Assessment of the Behavior and Attitudes Questionnaire for Healthy Habits: Measuring Parents' Views on Food and Physical Activity. Public Health Nutrition. In Press.

Derscheid LE, Kim S, Zittel LL, Umoren J, Henry BW. Teachers’ self-efficacy and knowledge of healthy nutrition and physical activity practices for preschoolers: Instrument development and validation. Journal of Research in Childhood Education. In Press.

Henry BW, Malu KM. Chapter 4. Coaching, Mentoring and Supervision for Workplace Learning. In: Extraordinary Learning in the Workplace. Janet P. Hafler (ed). New York, NY: Springer Publishing; 2011:63-85.

Henry BW, Duellman MC, Smith TJ. Nutrition-based standardized patient sessions increase counseling awareness and confidence among dietetic interns. Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2009:24(1):25-34.