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Mr. David Epstein - 2014 Huffines Discussion Scholar

Mr. David Epstein - 2014 Huffines Discussion Scholar

  • 2014
  • 10/23/2017 8:23:00 AM
Mr. David Epstein covers energy and environment issues as well as sports science for ProPublica.org.  Prior to joining ProPublica.org, he was a senior writer at Sports Illustrated, where he co-authored the 2009 report that found that Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez had used steroids.  His science writing has won a number of awards, including the 2010 Society of Professional Journalists prize for science reporting for a story on the genetics of athletic performance.  Further, he is the autho...
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Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz - 2014 Huffines Discussion Scholar

Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz - 2014 Huffines Discussion Scholar

  • 2014
  • 10/23/2017 8:22:00 AM
Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz is the Kenan Distinguished Professor and Co-Director of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center and Director of the Center for the Study of Retired Athletes in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He holds joint appointments in the Department of Orthopaedics, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center, and Doctoral Program in Human Movement Science.  In July 2013, Dr. Guskiewicz was appo...
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Dr. JP Bramhall - 2014 Huffines Discussion Scholar

Dr. JP Bramhall - 2014 Huffines Discussion Scholar

  • 2014
  • 10/23/2017 8:21:00 AM
J.P. Bramhall, M.D. is beginning his 12th year as the Director of Sports Medicine, and 23rd year as Team Physician and   Orthopedic Surgeon for the Department of Athletics.  As a four-year baseball letterman for the Aggies from 1978-81, Dr. Bramhall hit .350 as a junior and .323 as a senior, and received the Wally Moon Most Improved Player Award as a junior. His school record for most walks in a season, set in 1981, still stands.
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Ms. Roberta Anding - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

Ms. Roberta Anding - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

  • 2013
  • 10/23/2013 9:13:00 AM
Ms. Anding received her Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics in 1977 and her Master’s in Nutrition from Louisiana State University in 1980. She is currently a licensed dietitian in the state of Texas, a Registered Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, a Certified Diabetes Educator, and a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. Ms. Anding also holds a certificate in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 
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Mr. Charlie Kimball - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

Mr. Charlie Kimball - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

  • 2013
  • 10/23/2013 9:12:00 AM
Charlie Kimball is the first licensed driver with diabetes to win a race in the IZOD IndyCar Series. Kimball, who began racing go-karts at age 9, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2007 and was forced to abandon his racing program mid-season. Kimball returned to the cockpit the following year and claimed a podium finish in his first race back in the car.
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 Dr. Ed Howley - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

Dr. Ed Howley - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

  • 2013
  • 10/23/2013 9:11:00 AM
Dr. Howley received the B.S. degree in physical education from Manhattan College and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from The University of Wisconsin, Madison.  He then completed a one-year post-doctoral appointment at Penn State University and was hired in 1970 as a faculty member at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK). Dr. Howley taught classes in exercise physiology and in fitness testing and prescription, and has co-authored textbooks in both areas. He retired in 2007 and holds the rank ...
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Dr. Janet Rankin - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

Dr. Janet Rankin - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

  • 2013
  • 10/23/2013 9:10:00 AM
Dr. Rankin is currently an Associate Dean at the Graduate School and a Professor in the Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise at Virginia Tech.  She received her undergraduate training at Duke University and graduate degree from the University of California at Davis. Current research from her laboratory relates to an overarching goal to clarify the optimal nutritional strategies to reduce inflammation and related health complications in obesity and athletes.
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Mr. Adam Sargent - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

Mr. Adam Sargent - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

  • 2013
  • 10/23/2013 9:09:00 AM
Mr. Sargent currently works as the Associate Director of Academic Services for Student-Athletes (ASSA) at the University of Notre Dame. His main responsibility is to provide academic counseling to the members of the University's Football team, a role he has had for the past eight years. Mr. Sargent has worked in ASSA for 13 years and over that time has served as the academic counselor for the Hockey, Women's Basketball, Men's and Women's Lacrosse, Baseball, Men's and Women...
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Dr. Robert Sallis - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

Dr. Robert Sallis - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

  • 2013
  • 10/23/2013 9:09:00 AM
Dr. Sallis is a family physician practicing at Kaiser Permanente  Medical Center in Fontana, California and serving as Co-Director of their Sports Medicine Fellowship program.  He is a Past-President of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and currently chairs Exercise is Medicine™, a joint initiative of ACSM and the American Medical Association.  He also chaired the Healthcare Sector of the U.S. Physical Activity Plan and is the physician spokesperson for the “Every Body Walk!” cam...
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Dr. Jim Pivarnik - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

Dr. Jim Pivarnik - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

  • 2013
  • 10/23/2013 9:07:00 AM
Dr. Pivarnik received his PhD in Exercise Physiology from Indiana University, and then completed an NIH Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the St. Louis University School of Medicine Department of Physiology.  After spending seven years at the University of Houston, he relocated nearby to Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital.  For the past 19 years, he has been a Professor at Michigan State University, in the Departments of Kinesiology and Epidemiology & Biostatistics. Dr. Pivar...
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