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Walter (Wally) Bixby, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 
Health, Fitness and Exercise Studies 
School of Health Sciences 


Doctor of Philosophy 
University of Maryland


  • Racing bikes
  • Running
  • Golfing
  • Skiing
  • Being on the water and wakeboarding

A Little More 

Students in Wally Bixby’s courses will tell you he’s passionate about two things: physical activity and learning. As a faculty member in the Department of Health. Fitness and Exercise Studies, he combines those passions in teaching courses focused on exercise science, sports psychology and health and wellness.  

Bixby is inspired by AACC students’ determination and enjoys helping them grow. He also loves helping people improve their physical ability,  

Outside the classroom, Bixby enjoys being physically active through a variety of activities and is a certified running coach. He and his wife have a son and two dogs.