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Department of Educator Preparation and Leadership

Timothy Makubuya, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Education in the College of Education. He holds a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Economics). He received a B.A in Environmental Management from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. He holds a B.S in Sports Medicine and M.S in Sports Management from Missouri Baptist University. He earned his Ph.D. from University of Missouri- St. Louis. 

Dr. Makubuya teaches at both undergraduate and graduate level. He is a member of Missouri Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MOAHPERD), American School Health Association (ASHA), Society of Health and Physical Educators of America (SHAPE America) and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).  Dr. Makubuya has authored journal articles and presented at Regional, National and International Conferences on the topics of physical activity, dietary behaviors, sleep and obesity. In 2013, he presented at the North American Refugee Health Conference in Toronto, Canada on the topic of obesity among immigrant populations in North America. He also presented on People of Color in the Outdoors: Missed Opportunities for Physical Activity at the ACSM’s 2018 Annual Meeting, World Congress on Exercise is Medicine®, and World Congress on the Basic Science of Muscle Hypertrophy and Atrophy.

Dr. Makubuya's research interests are in  Minority Health, Youth Risk Behaviors, Coaching Education, Physical Activity, Nutrition Supplementation, Injury Prevention,  Athletic  and Academic Performance.

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