MB_250 Director
Marcas Bamman, PhD
Professor of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology
Professor of Medicine and Nutrition Sciences
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dellitalia Associate Director for Clinical Research
Louis Dell'Italia, MD
Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
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S_Bickel Associate Director for Rehabilitation Research
Scott Bickel, PT, PhD
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
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Kristi Menear headshot 7-23-2013 210x265 Associate Director for Education
Kristi Menear, PhD
Chair/Associate Professor of Human Studies
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Affuso 4a Associate Director for Public Health
Olivia Affuso, PhD
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
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284326_10150336830970166_3574538_n1 Center Administrator
Marlis M. Richardson, BS
(205) 975-9042
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CT_250 Manager, Clinical Exercise Facility
Craig Tuggle, MA
Exercise Physiologist
ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist
NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
(205) 934-6221
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Jenny Headshot Program Coordinator
Jenny Martz, MA
NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
(205) 996-4086
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AG Research Assistant
Anna Grace Watkins, BS
BLS Certified
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Steering Committee
Name Title Department School
Marcas Bamman, PhD Professor Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology Medicine
Louis Dell'Italia, MD Professor Medicine (Cardiology) Medicine
Scott Bickel, PT, PhD Associate Professor Physical Therapy Health Professions
Kristi Menear, PhD Chair and Associate Professor Human Studies Education
Olivia Affuso, PhD Associate Professor Epidemiology Public Health
William J. Benjamin, PhD Associate Dean and Professor Optometry Optometry
Gary Hunter, PhD Professor Human Studies Education
Candace L. Floyd, PhD Associate Professor and Director of Research Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine
Maria Geisinger, DDS Assistant Professor Periodontology Dentistry
Karlene Ball, PhD Professor and Chair Psychology Arts and Science
Stuart J. Frank, MD Professor and Director Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism) Medicine
Robert Kimberly, MD Professor and Senior Associate Dean Medicine (Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology) Medicine

Olivia Affuso, PhD