About Jennifer Huberty

Jennifer Huberty, Ph.D., is an Associate professor at Arizona State University in the College of Health Solutions, Exercise and Wellness program. She is also Associate Professor at the University of Arizona in the College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as Adjunct Faculty at Mays Cancer Center, University of Texas Health San Antonio, MD Anderson and the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona. Her research interests include physical activity adherence, lifestyle behavior change, and delivery of mindfulness-based approaches (e.g., yoga, meditation) in women and cancer patients to improve health. 

Dr Huberty’s most recent research includes using digital interventions (online, mobile phone apps) to improve mental and physical health in women (i.e., stillbirth mothers, pregnant women), cancer patients, and bone marrow transplant survivors. Uniquely, Dr. Huberty works closely with industry partners such as Udaya.com and Calm. In October 2018 Dr. Huberty took on the role as Director of Science for Calm.

Dr. Huberty is co-author of the book entitled, Designing Effective Physical Activity Interventions and has published 130 peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Huberty was an invited presenter at the Kripalu Institute in 2018. She is the currently the Co-Editor for the journal of Translational Behavioral Medicine and is the Founder and Director of Fit Minded, an innovative physical activity adherence program for adult women (www.befitminded.com). Dr. Huberty has been funded over $4 million in grants from entities including the National Institutes of Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and UNICEF Foundation. Dr. Huberty is a fellow of the Society of Behavioral Medicine and a recent fellow of the Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer at The National Institutes of Health.  Dr. Huberty was awarded the Varner Professorship for outstanding community research and service in 2007 and 2010 during her appointment at University of Nebraska Omaha and won the Alumni of the year in the Department of Kinesiology at James Madison University in April 2017. 

Dr. Huberty resides in Northern Phoenix with her husband, two boys, and her rescue dog, Dodger. In her free time you can catch her going for long walks outside or in yoga class. Dr. Huberty also enjoys baking.