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Faculty Heading link

Many faculty in the College of Applied Health Sciences work together to make the Integrative Physiology Laboratory a success.

Philip Clifford Heading link

Associate Dean, Professor

Dr. Clifford’s research focus has been to understand the control of blood flow to exercising muscle.

Meet Philip

Rob Motl Heading link


Prof. Motl’s research focuses on promotion of physical activity and exercise in persons living with neurological diseases and conditions.

Meet Rob

Cemal Ozemek Heading link

Clinical Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
Director, Professional Doctor of CEP Program

Dr. Ozemek’s research interests include cardiac, vascular and cardiorespiratory adaptations to physical activity interventions in patients with chronic health conditions.

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Shane Phillips Heading link


Dr.  Phillips’ research interests include nutrition, exercise and vascular function.

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Lisa Tussing-Humphreys Heading link

Associate Professor

The Tussing-Humphreys lab applies epidemiological, clinical, social, behavioral, and molecular tools and assessments to understand complex diet-disease relationships.

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Affiliated Faculty Heading link

Many affiliated faculty in our community work together to make the Integrative Physiology Laboratory a success.

Enrico Benedetti MD, FACS Heading link

Warren H. Cole Chair in Surgery, Professor and Head of the Department of Surgery and Medical Director, Abdominal Organ Transplant Program at the University of Illinois Chicago.

Head of Department of Surgery and the Director of the Abdominal Organ Transplant Program.

Meet Dr. Benedetti

James P. Lash, MD Heading link

UIC Clinical Center Principal Investigator for the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study

Dr. James Lash conducts research on the epidemiology of chronic kidney disease (CKD) with a strong focus on chronic kidney disease progression and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in U.S. racial/ethnic minority populations.


Meet Dr. Lash

Alexander (A.J) Rosenberg Heading link

Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology at Midwestern University and Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Research Interests: Minimizing health disparities in aging populations, cerebrovascular and cardiovascular physiology, cognitive health.

Meet Alexander

Staff Heading link

Many people make up the staff which help make the Integrative Physiology Laboratory a success.