Current Position: 
Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Vermont

Education:
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cellular and Molecular Skeletal Muscle Physiology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Dept of Medicine, Burlington, VT                             
Doctorate, Clinical and Translational Science, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
Masters of Education, Exercise Science, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Bachelors of Science, Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, Keene State College, Keene, NH

Professional Activities: 
Member, EATA Research Committee
Co-Advisor, EATA Student Delegation
Past-President, Vermont Association of Athletic Trainers
Founding Member, Athletic Trainers’ Osteoarthritis Consortium
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, NIH NIAMS Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Sciences (MRS) Study Section
Guest Reviewer for numerous scientific journals

Research Interests:
-The association between deleterious adaptations in skeletal muscle structure and function at the molecular-, cellular-, and whole-muscle-level with periods orthopedic-trauma-induced disuse (specifically primary OA and ACL-injury/PTOA), and identification of potential therapeutic targets to mitigate strength loss.

- Prevention and Treatment of Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis and Chronic Disease with Therapeutic Exercise and its relationship with changes in biochemical, biomechanical, MRI, clinical-, and patient-oriented outcomes.