Shonna Snyder, PhD

Shonna Snyder is a paraganglioma patient. She earned her Ph.D. in Health and Kinesiology from Purdue University, and is also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). She is a co-author of the text Core Teaching Practices for Health Education, and currently works as a Research Scientist for The Mast Cell Disease Society. Her professional interests and research are in the areas of professional preparation and development of health teachers, school health education, adolescent health issues, and most recently, rare diseases and the patient perspective.