May 6, 2020
Dr. Dee Dlugonski earned her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from Penn State University where she was a nine-time All-American swimmer and a member of two Big Ten Championship teams in 2002 and 2005. After graduating, she coached swimming at the University of Connecticut and Penn State before returning to school to earn her PhD in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois. Dee’s research focuses on physical activity promotion among women, children, and families. She brings her expertise as an athlete, a coach, and a researcher to current role as the Coordinator of the Active Women’s Health Initiative at the University of Kentucky.