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Barley, Linda

Barley, Linda

Curriculum Vitae

Professor and Chair
Health and Human Performance

Phone: 718-262-5112
Office Location: HP-205

Office Hours  
Tuesday  1-3 and by appointment 
Thursday  2-4 and by appointment 
Friday  12 - 1 pm 
Saturday  12 - 1 pm 


Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  Teachers College, Columbia University  Gerontology and Health Education  1980 
MS  Hunter College, The City University of New York  Health Sciences  1975 
BA  St. Francis College  Liberal Studies  1973 
Health promotion across the life span: emphasis on promoting wellness in the community, the classroom and and the work place. Improving self-management of chronic illnesses. Program planning and assessment of community-based health education interventions and delivery systems. Course syllabi development and evaluation intended for health education.

Areas of Expertise

Community Health Education
School-based Health Education
Program Planning: Developing educational interventions
Health Promotion across the Life Span (Gerontology)
Complimentary and Alternative health care

Books in Field Of Expertise

Barley, L. R.. Program planning: A skill based primer. New York: Linus Publications, June 2011. 89.

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Barley, L. R.. "A tradition of diversity: The health needs of the elderly: A revision of Health Education 330." Asian Culture: Tradition and Diaspora. 1 1993: 55-56.

Barley, L. R.. "Special subject area teacher education programs: A review of undergraduate teacher education preparation in an urban college.." NYSAPHERD Journal. Winter 2000: 13-16.

Barley, L. R., & Yee, D.. "Older women thriving and surviving: A manual for group leaders.." Educational Gerontology. 3 1993: 21-22.

Barley, L. R.. "Growing younger: Nutritional rejuvenation: A review." Educational Gerontology. 17 (5) 1993: 519-520.

Barley, L. R.. "Evaluation of the baccalaureate program in Gerontological Studies and Services, The City University of New York, York College." NYSAPHERD Journal. 39 (2) 1989: 15-18.

Barley, L. R.. "To your health: A prescribed walking program." NYSAPHERD Journal. Winter 1988: 12-16.

Barley, L. R.. "Safety education and health promotion for older adults living in the community.." Proceedings, National Council on Aging. 1988: 64.

Yee, D., Dinuzzo, A. D., Melichar, J. F., Barley, L. R., Hasson, L., and Smith, D. L.. "Accident prevention and injury control: Pedestrian safety and health promotion for older adults.." Texas Geriatic Consortium for Geriatric Education Centers and Texas Department of Health. 1990: .

Barley, L. R.. "A healthier way to live." The Gerontologist. 30 (1) 1990: 139.

Barley, L., & Yee, D.. "Alternative interventions for facilitating and maintaining mobility of the elderly in the USA." Proceedings of the XIV International Meeting of the World Congress on Gerontology. 1989: 408.

Barley, L. ,and Yee, D.. "Safety Education and health promotion for older adults living in the community.." NYSAPHERD. Winter 1988-89: 12-16.

Yee, D., & Barley L.. "Gerontology and health education at the baccalaureate level.." Resources in education. ED 285 973 1988: 13.

Barley, L., Yee, D.. "Drugs and the older person.." The Gerontologist. 26 (4) 1986: 456.

Barley, L.. "Community health and managing programs: CHAMP: A computer assisted software program for Health Educators." Compouters at York. 1 (2) 1986: 1.

Barley, L., & Palladino, N.. "Mobility and health promotion for older adults: Walking for health.." Proceedings of 3rd Annual Forum on Research in Aging, University of Nebrska at Lincoln. 17.3 1986: 48-50.

Barley, L.. "Exercise tips for the elderly." Geriatric Concultant. 3, (6) 1985: 8.

Barley, L.. "Commentary: The relationship between knowledge and drug compliance among elderly hypertensive patients.." Geriatric Consultant. 1, (2) 1982: 2 (Jan/Feb).

Barley, L.. "Reinforcing pharmacists." Geriatric Consultant. 1 (5), 1983: 6 (Jan/Feb).

Barley, L. R.. "Infusing Asian studies into the undergraduate Gerontology curriculum.." The Gerontologist. 33, 1 1993: (Oct) 197-8.

Barley, L., Ringhon, F., Godwin, S., & Yee, D.. "Current trends in mobility and transportation for aging adults living in the community.." The Gerontologist. 2B 1988: (Oct) 159A.

Yee, D., & Barley, L.. "Commmunity-based programs in health promotion and disease prevention for the elderly.." The Gerontologist. 29 1989: (Oct) 52A-53A.

Barley, L., & Yee, D.. "Innovative and practical approaches in creating student learning experiences in Gerontology and Health Education.." American Public Health Association Annual Program. Fall 1990: 62.

Yee, D., Dinuzzo, A., Melichar, J., Barley, L., Hasson, S., & Smith, D.. "Accident prevention and injury control: Pedestrian safety and health promotion for older adults.." Texas Consortium of Geriatric Education Centers, University of Texas, Medical Branach, School of Allied Health Sciences. 1990: .

Chapters in Field Of Expertise

Werber, K., Yee-Melichar, D., & Barley, L. R.. "Alzheimer's disease." Long term care and the elderly. 2014: Chapter 14.

Barley, L. R.. "Age and aging." Encyclopedia of Chronic Diseases. Feb. 2014: .

Barley, L. R.. "Dementia." Encyclopedia of Chronic Diseases. Feb. 2014: .

Barley, L. R.. "Alzheimer's disease." Encyclopedia of Chronic Diseases. Feb. 2014: .

Carrena, M. & Barley, L. R.. "Childhood cancers." Encyclopedia of Chronic Diseases. Feb. 2014: .

Barley L. R.. "Physiological effects of chronic alcoholism." Culture and Alcohol. January 2014: .

Barley L. R.. "Sugar (Insipidus) Diabetes." Encyclopedia of Chronic Diseases. January 2014: .

Barley L. R.. "Prediabetes." Encylopdia of Chronic Diseases. January 2014: .

Barley L. R.. "Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health." Encylopedia of Human Services and Diversity. December 2013: .

Barley L. R.. "Cross-cultural knowledge." Encylopedia of Human Services and Diversity. December 2013: .

Barley L. R.. "Model of Cultural Competence." Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity. December 2013: .

Barley L. R.. "College and Univiersity Health Services." Encylopedia of Human Serivces and Diversity. DEcember 2013: .

Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise

Barley, L. R., & Yee, D.. "Alternative intervention for facilitating and maintaining mobility of the elderly in the United States.." Jounal of International Gerontology. 4 1989: 408.

Yee, D., & Barley L.. "Gerontological Health Promotion." in 37th National Council on aging Annual Conference. NCOA Proceedings 1987: 474-91.

Barley, L.. "Faculty curriculum development: Infusing Asian Studies into the Undergraduate curriculum.." 20th Annual Meeting of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. March 10-14 1994: .

Barley, L.. "Infusing Asian Studies into the undergraduate curriculum." 46 Annual Scienctic Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. Mar 10-13 1993: .

Barley, L.. "Modern Medicine Women: Women in the allied and health sciences." Biennual Conference of University Association of Professors. : .

Reviews in Field Of Expertise

"Barley, L. R. (2010). Dictionary of Health Education (Review of the book "Dictionary of health education" by Bedworth & Bedworth, Oxford University Press in Choices." November 2009: 382.

"Barley, L. R. (2009). Stress management and prevention: A review (Review of "Stress management and prevention: by Kottler & Chen, Francis & Taylor, division of Routledge." December 2009: 441.

"Barley, L. R. (2010). The Pain Chronicles (Review of The pain chronicles: Cures, myths, mysteries, prayers, diaries, brain, scans, healing and the science of suffering" by Thernstrom, Farrar, Struass and Giroux, in Choices, 48 (07)" March 2011: 364.

"Barley, L. R. (2011). Gerontology in the era of the Third Age, (Review of "Gerontology in the Third Age: Implications and next steps" edited by Carr, D., & Komp, K. Springer Publications, in Choices, 49 (2)." October 2011: 269.

"Barley, L. R. (2011). Long-term care for the elderly, (Review of "Long-term care for the elderly" by Stone, R. , Urban Institute Press, in Choices, 49 (5)." January 2012: 161.

"Barley, L. R. (2012). Review of Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender aging: challenges in research, practice and policy in Choices, (2012), 30, 4,." December 2012: 338.

"Barley, L. R. (2012). Review of GeroNurseOnline, in Choices, 50 (1)" September 2012: 50-0306.

"Barley, L. R. (2013). Review of The Common sense guide to dementia for clinicians and caregivers, in Choices" January 2013: .

"Barley L. R. (2013). Review of Environmental gerontology: Making meaningful places in old age,, in Choices 51, (1)," September 2013: .

"Barley L. R. (2014). Review of When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health, in Choices 51 (04)" January 2014: 446.


Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Health needs of Queens-based elderly " October, 2009: Live broadcast, NAACP, carried on QPTV, Channel 34.

" Aging adults: The impact of ethnicity and culture on the medical dyad. " 1999: Annual Professional Conference.

" Faculty and curriculum development: Infusing Asian Studies " 1992: 46th Annual Meeting of Gerontologial Society of America.

" Medication compliance and the elderly " Jul, 2010: 2nd Paris International Conference on Education, Economy and Society, July 21-24, 2010.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Eastern Disctrict, American Alliance, Merit Award: 1990.


Department of Education, PI (2007), Title III. 2007-2012: $2,000,000.

Offices Held In Professional Societies

Contributing Editor, SAGE: 1986-1988.

NCAA, Track & Field Committee, Division III, Member: 1999-2006.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

AIDS Center for Queens County (ACQC), Board of Directors, Secretary: 1990-1998.

Southeastern Queens Council on Services to the Aged (SEQCOAS) Inc., President: 1986-1988.

Mary Immaculate Hospital, Advisory Board, Member: 1977-1985.

New York State United Teachers, Subject Area Committee for Health Education, Physical Education and Family and Consumer Health: 2005-2008.

New State Department of Education, Research Consultant, Foundations in Gerontology: 1987.

Depart of Education, Reviewer, FIPSE: 2010.

Department of Education, Reviewer, MISIP: 2008.

Department of Education, Reviewer, GAANN: 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2016, 2017.

American Lung Association, Queens division, Board of Directors: 1981-1986.

NCATE Board of Program Reviewers; Audit Reviwer; Review Committee Policy and Procedures, Member , AAHE: 2008-10; 2008-10; 2010-13.

Queens Bridge to Medicine: 2006-2007.

Program Reviewer, AAHE-NCATE: 2007- to present.

Audit Review, AAHE-NCATE: 2010- tp present.

CAEP (formerly NCATE) Lead Site Visitor: 2011 to present.