Tag: Aging

Lisa Petrella

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Biological Sciences
Expertise:

  • Cancer Biology
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Model Organism Genetics- Drosophila and C. elegans
  • Epigenetics
  • Chromatin
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Abir Bekhet

Title: Associate Professor
Department: College of Nursing
Expertise:

  • Mental Health
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Alexander Drakopoulos

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Expertise:

  • Older Drivers
  • Human Factors (Driver age)
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Geometric Design of Highways
  • Accident Analysis
  • Emergency Response Services for Traffic-related incidents
  • Human Factors (Driving comprehension of traffic control devices)
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Christopher Simenz

Title: Clinical Associate Professor/Practicum Coordinator for Exercise Science
Department: Exercise Science
Expertise:

  • Biomechanics
  • Obesity
  • Community Wellness
  • Exercise and Aging
  • Sports Medicine
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Paula Papanek

Title: Associate Professor, Director of Exercise Science
Department: Exercise Science
Title: Director for Exercise Science Degree Program
Department: Physical Therapy
Expertise:

  • Weight Control
  • Osteoporosis
  • Women Athletes
  • Female Athlete Triad
  • Eating Disorders
  • Over Training
  • Ergogenic Aids
  • Heart Disease
  • Obesity
  • Cardiology
  • Exercise and Performance
  • Human Subjects Research
  • Solar Panels
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Kristy Nielson

Title: Professor
Department: Psychology
Expertise:

  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neurophysiology and Psychophysiology
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Genetic and Family History Predictors of Decline
  • Cognition
  • Learning
  • Memory
  • Memory Enhancement
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Robert Fitts

Title: Chair/Professor
Department: Biological Sciences
Expertise:

  • Astronauts
  • Space Biology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Muscle Biology
  • Preventative Medicine through Exercise
  • Muscle Biology and Fatigue
  • Space Biology
  • Muscle Fatigue
  • Muscle Wasting
  • Exercise and Heart Disease
  • Exercise
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