BenU faculty since 2012
M.D., Sint Eustatius School of Medicine, Netherlands Antilles (2003)
Ph.D., Exercise Physiology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (1997)
M.S., Double Major Physiology and Physical Education, Ball State University, Muncie, IN (1993)
B.A., Interdepartmental Studies - Exercise Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (1991)
Exercise Physiology, Current Topics in Exercise Physiology, Advanced Exercise Physiology, Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology, and Exercise Biochemistry and Metabolism
Primary: Endocrinology and energy metabolism at rest.
Secondary: Endocrinology and energy metabolism during exercise; Preventive Medicine.
Current: Endocrinology and energy metabolism in humans with particular reference to exercise. Within this context, most interested in the HPA-axis as well as in substrate utilization and energy balance in health and disease populations (i.e., diabetes, obesity, adrenal disorders).