Kysha Harriell, Ph.D.

Professor of Clinical
Executive Director-Office of Academic Enhancement

(305) 284-3201
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About Dr. Harriell

Dr. Kysha Harriell is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Kinesiology & Sport Sciences and the Associate Dean of Race, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the School of Education and Human Development. Dr. Kysha Harriell also serves as the Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education for the Office of Academic Enhancement, and she is the Chair of the Residential Faculty program.

Before joining the Department of Kinesiology & Sports Sciences, Dr. Harriell worked in the University of Miami's Athletic Department from 1997-2005 as an athletic trainer with the University's athletic teams. She received her master's degrees in Sports Medicine and Sports Administration from the University of Miami and her Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology.

Dr. Harriell is involved in numerous research projects on cultural competency, patient values, women's health, and health and medical conditions that affect ethnically diverse individuals. She is the former national Chair of the ethnic diversity advisory committee for the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA). Currently, she is a Board Member of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).