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Applied Exercise & Cardiopulmonary Physiology



Faculty A-Z // Applied Cellular Physiology // Applied Motor Control // Applied Biomechanics // Applied Lifespan Studies


 

Lisa Cicutto, PhD, RN
Clinical Science Program, National Jewish Hospital

Research interests include Evidence-based management of asthma and COPD on the part of patients, families and their health care providers.
Current Funding: Colorado Dept of Public Health and the Environment, National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/Environmental Protection Agency (NIEHS/EPA)
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James Hill, PhD
Center for Human Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Research interests focus on the area of obesity and the study of lifestyle factors that affect body weight regulation.
Current Funding: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Wendy Kohrt, PhD

Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Colorado Denver
Director, IMAGE research group (Investigations in Metabolism, Aging, Gender, and Exercise)

General research focus is on metabolism and aging. Current projects are on novel factors that influence musculoskeletal adaptations to exercise and metabolic actions of estrogens.
Current Funding: National Institute on Aging (NIA)
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Edward Melanson, PhD
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Research interests include the effects of diet, exercise, and obesity on substrate metabolism and energy expenditure.
Current Funding:The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
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Marc Moss, MD
Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Research interests focus on the mechanisms by which alcohol abuse and dependence increase susceptibility to acute lung injury. Additional interests include the effects of a variety of therapeutic modalities for patients with ARDS and the development of acute neuromuscular dysfunction in patients with severe sepsis and acute lung injury.
Current Funding: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
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Judith Regensteiner, PhD

Division of Cardiology, Center for Women’s Health Research, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Research interests include type 2 diabetes, peripheral arterial disease, and women’s health.
Current Funding: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
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Robert Schwartz, MD
Division of Geriatrics, Center on Aging, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Research interests include the exploration of several areas related to exercise and hormone replacement in the elderly: 1) the effect of exercise training on body fat distribution and the relationship to the metabolic abnormalities associated with obesity and cognitive decline; 2) the potential importance of hormone supplementation on strength, endurance, function, and body composition in older individuals.
Current Funding: National Institute on Aging (NIA)
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Robin Shandas, PhD
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Denver

Research interests focus on novel methods for translational bioengineering which include shape memory polymers for next-generation minimally invasive biomedical devices, understanding progression of pulmonary hypertension in children, hemodynamic vascular profiling using echo particle image velocimetry, and starting up biomedical device companies.
Current Funding: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
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