Pedro Del Corral, Ph.D., M.D.

   Assistant Professor, Clinical Exercise Physiology

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)


Courses Taught
Exercise Physiology, Current Topics in Exercise Physiology, Advanced Exercise Physiology, Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology, and Exercise Biochemistry and Metabolism

Research Areas
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).

Pedro Del Corral, Ph.D.

Birck 338 | 630-829-6575
pdelcorral@ben.edu

 


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Robin Rylaarsdam, Ph.D
Acting Dean of the College of Science

Tonia Rucker, Assistant to the Dean
Email: trucker@ben.edu
Phone: (630) 829-6187
Fax: (630) 829-6186

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

By Mail:
Benedictine University
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Birck Hall Room 119
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