Jesse DePaolo, PhD, BCBA-D, assistant professor of instruction for the online Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program, was elected to serve on the board of directors for the Behavior Analysis in Health, Sport, and Fitness Special Interest Group of the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI). This group supports behavior analysts and others working to address human challenges in health, sport, and fitness through the application of the science of behavior analysis. DePaolo will serve as the treasurer and secretary of the special interest group.
"I'm very excited to be a part of this group and to do my best into help the field of behavior analysis continue to grow and disseminate into the areas of health, sport, and fitness," said DePaolo. "One of my main areas of interest and research is ABA in sports, so I'm really looking forward to working with and continuing to meet others in the field who are interested in the same things!"