2015 Archives

Simmons School: Research on Exercise and Wellness Colloquium Series

March 17, 2015

Consider this an open invitation to the next colloquium on

Friday, March 27, 2015

2:00—3:30 p.m. in Simmons Hall, room 138

Tim Church, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Professor and Director
Preventive Medicine Research Laboratory
Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Chief Medical Officer of ACAP Health Consulting

Title: Optical Exercise Prescription for Healthy Aging 

Talk Abstract: Dr. Church will explore the how and why of an effective exercise plan.  He will speak to the aging factors that must be considered. Through his research on preventative medicine, he will examine healthy living and why we should consider lifestyle choices, exercise and nutrition.

About Tim Church

After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Animal Physiology from UC Davis, Church received his Medical Doctorate and Ph.D. from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. During his preventive medicine residency training, he also obtained a master’s degree in Public Health.

Church is a professor and director of the Preventive Medicine Research Laboratory at Pennington Biomedical Research Center at Louisiana State University where he promotes healthy living through research and education in nutrition and exercise biology. In addition Dr. Church serves as the Chief Medical Officer of ACAP Health Consulting, Church has received numerous awards for his research in preventative health and is frequently used as an expert source for preventative health stories with major national media outlets. 

As a consultant to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee, Church contributed to their national report published in 2008. He has also authored more than 200 research articles and co-authored, “Move Yourself, A Guide to All Healing Benefits of Exercise (Even a Little!).”

For more information, email Dr. Lynn Romejko Jacobs, lromejko@smu.edu.