Faculty

Program Director
Scott A. Smith, Ph.D.
Professor and Assistant Dean of Research
Acting Chair, Department of Health Care Sciences

Associate Program Director
Karen Brewer-Mixon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling

Program Coordinator
Deborah Sanford
Department of Health Care Sciences

Core Faculty

Jeffrey Browning, M.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Nutrition

Mu Huang, D.P.T., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Care Sciences

Kim Hoggatt Krumwiede, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Masaki Mizuno, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Care Sciences

Gilberto Moralez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Care Sciences

Venetia Orcutt, PA-C, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Ross Querry, PT, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy

Yi-Ting Tzen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Care Sciences

Gloria Lena Vega, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Clinical Nutrition

Jon W. Williamson, Ph.D.
Professor and Dean, Southwestern School of Health Professions

Metin Yavuz, D.Eng.
Associate Professor, Department of Health Care Sciences
Prosthetics-Orthotics Research Director

Hoda Yeganehjoo, Ph.D., R.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Nutrition

Associated Faculty

Kathleen Bell, M.D.
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Jarrett Berry, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine/Clinical Science

Craig Crandall, Ph.D.
Department of Internal Medicine/Institute for Exercise & Environmental Medicine

James De Lemos, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology

Jay Horton, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine/Molecular Genetics

Shannon Juengst, Ph.D.
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Amit Khera, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology

Benjamin Levine, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine/Institute for Exercise & Environmental Medicine

Darren McGuire, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology

Kirsten Tulchin-Francis, Ph.D.
Department of Health Care Sciences/Prosthetics-Orthotics

Wanpen Vongpatanasin, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine/Hypertension Program

Jason Zafereo, PT, Ph.D.
Department of Physical Therapy

Rong Zhang, Ph.D.
Department of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics/Institute for Exercise & Environmental Medicine