Alumni

Heidi Britton, MS

Heidi Britton, MS

After almost three years as a clinical research coordinator with our group, Heidi left the UVRL in August 2013 and is now working as a clinical trials coordinator at Gilead Sciences.
Steve Ives, PhD

Steve Ives, PhD

After completing a doctorate and post-doctoral fellowship with our group, Dr. Ives left the UVRL in August of 2013 and is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY.
John McDaniel, PhD

John McDaniel, PhD

After completing a post-doctoral fellowship with our group, Dr. McDaniel left the UVRL in October of 2010 and is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Exercise Physiology at Kent State University in Kent, Oh.
Anette Fjeldstad, PhD

Anette Fjeldstad, PhD

After completing a post-doctoral fellowship with our group, Dr. Fjeldstad left the UVRL in August of 2011 and is currently an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Health Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.
Massimo Venturelli, PhD

Massimo Venturelli, PhD

After completing a post-doctoral fellowship with our group, Dr. Venturelli left the UVRL in August of 2011 and is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health at the University of Milan in Milan, Italy.
Amy Rogers, MS

Amy Rogers, MS

After two years as a clinical research coordinator with our group, Amy left the UVRL in October 2014 and is now working as a clinical research coordinator in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah.
Zachary Barrett-O’Keefe, PhD

Zachary Barrett-O’Keefe, PhD

Dr. Barrett-O'Keefe successfully defended his doctoral dissertation in spring 2015, and is currently working as an echocardiographer at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
Simran Sidhu, PhD

Simran Sidhu, PhD

After completing a post-doctoral fellowship with our group, Dr. Sidhu left the UVRL in June of 2015 and is currently a Lecturer in physiology at the University of Adelaide in Adelaide, South Australia.
Joshua F. Lee, PhD

Joshua F. Lee, PhD

After completing a post-doctoral fellowship with our group, Dr. Lee left the UVRL in June of 2015 and is now working as a scientific liaison at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals.
Matthew J. Rossman, PhD

Matthew J. Rossman, PhD

Dr. Rossman successfully defended his doctoral dissertation in spring 2015, and was recently awarded a postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Doug Seals at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Melissa A.H. Witman, PhD

Melissa A.H. Witman, PhD

After completing her doctoral work and a post-doctoral fellowship with our group, Dr. Witman left the UVRL in July of 2015, and is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware in Newark, DE.
Ryan Garten, PhD

Ryan Garten, PhD

After completing a post-doctoral fellowship with our group, Dr. Garten left the UVRL in June of 2015 and is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA.
Song-Young Park, PhD

Song-Young Park, PhD

After completing a post-doctoral fellowship with our group, Dr. Park left the UVRL in August of 2015 and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Jon Groot, PhD

Jon Groot, PhD

Dr. Groot completed his doctoral work at the UVRL in December of 2015, and is currently an Assistant Professor and Director of the Human Performace Laboratory in the Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Recreation at the University of Utah.
Corey Hart, PhD

Corey Hart, PhD

Dr. Hart completed his graduate training at the UVRL in May of 2016, and is currently employed as a Lead Physiologist at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
Jayson Gifford, PhD

Jayson Gifford, PhD

Jayson completed his doctoral work (2015) and postdoctoral fellowship at the UVRL (2017).  He is currently an Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology and Gerontology at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
Simon Malenfant, PhD

Simon Malenfant, PhD

After completing his first post-doctoral training year with our group, Dr. Malenfant left the UVRL in August of 2017 to accept a position as a medical student at Université Laval in Quebec City, Canada.
Thomas Hureau, PhD

Thomas Hureau, PhD

After completing a post-doctoral fellowship with our group, Dr. Hureau left the UVRL in August of 2017 and is currently an Assistant Professor in Physiology at the University of Strasbourg University of Strasbourg in France

Ashley Nelson, MD

After completing his Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and several years as an Assistant Professor with our group, Dr. Nelson left the UVRL in 2017 and is currently an Internal Medicine Physician, specializing in Intensive Care. Dr. Nelson currently practices at several local hospitals, including Lakeview Hospital, St Mark's Hospital, and the Wyoming Medical Center.

Heather Clifton, PhD

Heather Clifton, PhD

After completing a post-doctoral fellowship with our group, Dr. Clifton left the UVRL in June of 2018 to accept a position as a Faculty Research Associate at the Naval Postgraduate School.
Oh Sung Kwon, PhD

Oh Sung Kwon, PhD

After completing a post-doctoral fellowship with our group, Dr. Kwon left the UVRL in December of 2018 and is currently an Assisstant Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Connecticut.
Gwenael Layec, PhD

Gwenael Layec, PhD

Dr. Layec joined the UVRL as a postdoctoral fellow in 2010. After completion of his fellowship and three years as a junior faculty member with our group, he left the UVRL in August of 2018, and is now an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusets Amherst.
Stephen M. Ratchford, PhD

Stephen M. Ratchford, PhD

Dr. Ratchford was a postdoctoral fellow at the UVRL from 2016 to 2019, and is now an Assistant Professor of Health & Exercise Science at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.
James Cerbie

James Cerbie

After completing 2 years of training with our group, James left the UVRL in January of 2020 and moved to Santa Cruz, California to start his own performance-based company, Rebel Performance.