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Heather Vellers, Ph.D., RCEP

Assistant Professor

Heather Vellers, Ph.D., RCEP

EDUCATION
B.S., Exercise Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
M.S., Clinical Exercise Physiology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Ph.D., Exercise Physiology, Texas A&M University
NIEHS Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Immunity, Inflammation, and Disease Laboratory, Research Triangle Park, NC

RESEARCH INTERESTS
The role of genetics with the known inter-individual variation in adaptations to endurance exercise training
Mitochondrial genetics
Effect of dietary intake, specifically chronic overfeeding, on regulating physical activity

For more information about Dr. Vellers's research, visit the Mitochondrial Genetics and Exercise Lab (coming soon).

COURSES TAUGHT
HES 3813 Principles of Health and Fitness

CONTACT INFORMATION
Heather Vellers, Ph.D.
Department of Health and Exercise Science
University of Oklahoma
1401 Asp Ave., room 109
Norman, OK 73019

Phone: (405) 325-5349
Email: heather.vellers@ou.edu

Dr. Vellers's Curriculum Vitae (pdf)