Faculty Research Interests

Our faculty's diverse research interests range from nutrition and oxidation stress to hormonal regulation of metabolism to the risk factors that precipitate degenerative joint disease.

Farkas, Gaspar A.

436 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6756

Fax: (716) 829-2428

farkas@buffalo.edu

Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs
School of Public Health and Health Professions
Associate Professor
Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
School of Public Health and Health Professions

Research Interests: Central control of ventilation and exercise; obesity; obstructive sleep apnea; respiratory muscle mechanics.

Luc E. Gosselin.

206A Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6788

Fax: (716) 829-2428

gosselin@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
School of Public Health and Health Professions

Research Topics: Fitness and risk factor modification in older adults; interval exercise training.

206A Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6788

Fax: (716) 829-2428

gosselin@buffalo.edu

Dave Hostler.

212 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6795

Fax: (716) 829-2428

dhostler@buffalo.edu

Chair
Professor
Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
School of Public Health and Health Professions

Research Topics: Burns; ergonomics of protective clothing; environmental physiology; firefighter health and safety; recovery; thermal stress; work physiology.

212 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6795

Fax: (716) 829-2428

dhostler@buffalo.edu

Blair Johnson, PhD.

208A Kimball

Phone: (716) 829-6789

Fax: (716) 829-2428

blairjoh@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
School of Public Health and Health Professions

Research Topics: Cardiovascular systems; environmental physiology; exercise physiology; interactions among autonomic, cardiovascular and respiratory systems.

Elizabeth G. Mietlicki-Baase.

G10G Farber Hall

Phone: (716) 645-9156

Fax: (716) 829-3700

em1@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
School of Public Health and Health Professions

Research Topics: Neural controls of energy balance, food reward and motivated behavior.

J. Luke Pryor.

201 Kimball

Phone: (716) 829-5433

Fax: (716) 829-2428

lpryor@buffalo.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
School of Public Health and Health Professions

Research Topics: Heat stress and hydration effects on health and exercise performance; Exercise physiology; Lower extremity injury prevention; Elite athlete health and performance (blood biomarker monitoring, pacing strategy, heat acclimation, exertional heat illness prevention strategies, hydration)

209 Kimball

Phone: (716) 829-5456

Fax: (716) 829-2428

rpryor@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
School of Public Health and Health Professions

Research Topics: Environmental physiology, exercise physiology, occupational worker and athlete safety and performance, hydration.

Todd C. Rideout.

G10 Farber Hall

Phone: (716) 829-6786

Fax: (716) 829-3700

rideout@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
School of Public Health and Health Professions

Research Topics: Functional foods and nutraceuticals for modulation of lipid and lipoprotein metabolism.

Zachary J. Schlader.

204A Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6794

Fax: (716) 829-2428

zjschlad@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
School of Public Health and Health Professions

Research Topics: Environmental physiology; exercise physiology; temperature regulation.

Jennifer L. Temple.

G01 Farber Hall

Phone: (716) 829-5593

Fax: (716) 829-3700

jltemple@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Director, Nutrition and Health Research Laboratory
Graduate Program Director
Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
School of Public Health and Health Professions
Associate Professor
Department of Community Health and Health Behavior
School of Public Health and Health Professions

Research Topics: Caffeine use among adolescents; exercise and nutrition interactions; factors that influence ingestive behavior and the development of obesity in humans.

John X. Wilson.

209A Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-5596

Fax: (716) 829-2428

jxwilson@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
School of Public Health and Health Professions

Research Topics: Responses to nutrients and drugs in inflammation and sepsis.

209A Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-5596

Fax: (716) 829-2428

jxwilson@buffalo.edu