Research Expertise

Stella L. Volpe, Ph.D., R.D.
Assistant Professor of Nutrition
Director, Center for Nutrition in Sport and Human Performance
Mineral requirements and energy balance in athletes;weight management; body composition

Robin E. Levine, M.A., R.D., C.D.E.
Senior Clinical Nutritionist and
Instructor in Nutrition
Associate Director, Center for Nutrition in Sport and Human Performance
Specialties in disordered eating, diabetes, and sports nutrition

Priscilla M. Clarkson, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Professor of Exercise Science, Editor for the
International Journal of Sport Nutrition
Muscle overuse; muscle soreness; nutritional supplements; weight management

Patty S. Freedson, Ph.D.
Professor of Exercise Science
Exercise and nutrition in children; carbohydrates and exercise; physical activity assessment

Frank I. Katch, Ed.D.
Professor of Exercise Science
Body composition analysis; strength gain; resistance exercise

Frank Rife, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Exercise Science, Director of campus wellness/fitness
Worksite health promotion programs; Exercise compliance; Fitness management

Greg Kline, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Lecturer in Exercise Science
Research study design; statistical analysis; Statistics education; obesity; physical activity and health

Meredith Pearson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor in Nutrition, Director, Nutrition Education Program
Nutrition education; liaison to community programs for the Center

Nancy L. Cohen, Ph.D., R.D.
Associate Professor in Nutrition, State Nutrition Extension
Nutrition education and distance learning; liaison to Nutrition Education Program; distance learning

Pierre Rouzier, M.D.
Sports Medicine Specialist at
the University Health Center
Sports medicine

Thomas Rowland, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiologist, Baystate Medical Center, Adjunct Faculty member in the Department of Exercise Science
Children and exercise; iron deficiency; cardiovascular changes with exercise