Health & Fitness Instructor

April McCoy

Photo of April McCoy, HFS & HEA Adjunct Faculty at Johnston Community College


HFS & HEA Adjunct Faculty


Main Campus
Smith Building, Room



M.S.W, Widener University
M.S. (Health Sciences), University of Central Arkansas
B.S. (Public Health Education), North Carolina Central University

Certifications/Licensure/Professional Associations

  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Adult Mental Health First Aid

Professional Organizations and Activities

  • National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Incorporated
  • American College Health Association (ACHA)
  • Eta Sigma Gamma National Health Education Honorary
  • National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc (Triangle Chapter)
  • Consortium of African American Public Health Programs (CAAPHP)
  • National Wellness Institute
  • American Public Health Association
    • Mental Health Section
    • Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Section
    • Public Health Social Work
  • Society for Public Health Education (HBCUs Advisory Council) 
  • NC-SOPHE (North Carolina Chapter Society for Public Health Education, Inc.)
  • National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

Professional Experience

  • Public Health
  • Community Based Participatory Research
  • Mental Health
  • Sexual Health
  • Health Promotion and Wellness
  • Health Programming
  • Public Health Social Work
  • Substance Use/Abuse
  • Sexual Assault/Sexual Violence
  • Domestic Violence
  • Peer Education
  • Cancer Prevention