Julie Gast


Director of the Health Education and Promotion, 

Master of Public Health

Julie Gast

Contact Information

Phone: 435-797-1490
Email: julie.gast@usu.edu


I am the director of the Health Education and Promotion Master of Public Health degree as well as the faculty advisor for the pre-occupational therapy club. I also serve on the Community Health Improvement Planning committee for the Bear River Health District. 


I received my PhD in Health Education from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. My entire professional career has been at Utah State University. Go Aggies!

I am currently a member of the American Public Health Association.


My teaching interests include qualitative methods in public health, foundations of community health, health and wellness, and drugs and human behavior.


Intuitive eating, weight bias and disordered eating
Gender, ethnicity, and health
Men’s health
Marriage, relationships, and health
Service learning