Michael J. LaMonte


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Michael J. LaMonte


Michael J. LaMonte


Research Topics

Measurement of physical activity and functional capacity, and their influence on the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease as well as healthy aging with focus in postmenopausal women. Also interested in how studying the human microbiome and metabolome can enhance understanding of mechanisms linking modifiable risk factors to diseases of aging.

Contact Information

273 Farber Hall

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-5379

Fax: (716) 829-2979


Overview Publications News


Prior to joining the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, Mike held positions as the director of epidemiologic research at the Cooper Institute (Dallas, TX), an assistant professor (Cardiology) at the University of Utah Medical School and director of the Exercise Testing Laboratory Cardiology Division at LDS Hospital (Salt Lake City, UT), and as an assistant professor of Exercise Science at Marshall University (Huntington, WV).


  • MPH, Epidemiology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 2000
  • PhD, Exercise Physiology, University of Utah, 1997
  • MS, Physical Education (Athletic Training/Exercise Physiology), Marshall University, Huntington, WV, 1992
  • BS, Physical Education/Athletic Training, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, 1990

Professional Training

  • American Heart Association Seminar on Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Prevention, 2004
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Physical Activity Epidemiology and Epidemiology, University of South Carolina Prevention Research Center, Columbia, SC, 1999-2001
  • CDC Postgraduate Course on Research Strategies in Physical Activity and Public Health, 1999

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Sports Medicine (Fellow)
  • American Heart Association
    • Council on Epidemiology and Prevention (Fellow)
    • Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health
  • Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism
  • President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sport
  • Society for Epidemiologic Research