Dr. Coppola is an Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, Director of the Applied and Community Research Center, and the Director of the Community Health and Activity Promotion Lab (CHAPL). She leads several community-based participatory research projects with undergraduate students and state and county health departments and coalitions in the areas of healthy body image, eating, and physical activity practices of women and children. 

Past Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Division of Allied Health Sciences, Indiana University Kokomo

Natural Science, Information Science/Systems, Mathematics
PhD, University of Alberta, Physical Education and Recreation, 2016
MS, Miami University, Sport Studies , Kinesiology and Health, 2011
BA Honors, Hofstra University, Psychology, Marketing, 2009
children & youth qualitative methods (social sciences) community health womens health qualitative research sport health physical activity body image community-based participatory research self-compassion