Instructional Associate Professor
Department of Health Education & Behavior
P.O. Box 118210
Gainesville, FL 32611-8210
(352) 294-1817 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristina “Tina” Garcia-Guettler earned her B.S. and M.S. degrees in health education from the University of Florida, and Florida State University, respectively. Shortly after receiving her M.S., Dr. Garcia served as the Coordinator of Community Health Programs at Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center (GN-AHEC). As Coordinator, she designed, implemented, and evaluated diverse health education & promotion programs and health fairs for schools, corporations/worksites, hospitals, community groups, service organizations, as well as underserved populations within the counties encompassed by GN-AHEC’s service area: Citrus, Pasco, Pinellas, Hernando, and Hillsborough.
Dr. Garcia-Guettler returned to school after time well spent with GN-AHEC and earned her Ph.D. in 2011 from Texas A&M University. Prior to joining the Department of Health Education and Behavior at the University of Florida in 2014, Dr. Garcia served as an Assistant Professor at SUNY – Buffalo State College in the Department of Health & Wellness.