This Year's Faculty Fellow

Edmund Acevedo, Ph.D., FACSM

Dr. Acevedo is a Hispanic first-generation college graduate, and a professor in the department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences. His primary research focus is on the impact of stress and fitness level on an individual’s health. He has examined the effects of concurrent mental and physical challenges on cardiorespiratory responses, and indicators of inflammation and endothelial wall function. More recently, his research group has conducted a number of research projects focused on telomere length, a biological marker of cellular age.