Dr. Catherine Crooks

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Catherine Crooks
(615) 898-5027
Room 359, Jones Hall (JH)
MTSU Box 87, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Tuesdays & Thursdays 1p – 2:15p

And by appointment

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1990)
  • M.Ed., University of Houston, TX (1985)
  • B.S., Texas A&M, Baylor College (1981)

Areas of Expertise

Health Literacy
Meditation & Health
Stress Management

Experience with external funding agencies
Middle Tennessee Medical Center
National Institutes of Health


Publishes/Presents Edwards, C.E., Kenney, E.K., Crooks, C.E., Elder, J.P., Johnson, M. & Bal, D.G. (1994). A standardized data collection system for local health department tobacco control programs. Health Values, 18 (4), 27-33. Crooks, C.E. (2007). Using mediation to improve concentration. Presented at the annual meeting of Women in Science and Engineering, Middle Tennessee State University, December. Honors & Awards Outstanding Honors Faculty (2007, 2008, 2010) Outstanding Teaching Award (2003)