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Lifestyle Modification: Physical Activity and Nutrition

The lifestyle modification team’s research focuses on the lifestyle, nutrition, and behavioral modifications that impact musculoskeletal health and physical function, specifically in regards to nutrition and mobility. The goals of this research is to better understand how musculoskeletal health and physical function affect the overall health of the population and how chronic diseases impact musculoskeletal health.

Team Leaders

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Ranjani N. Moorthi, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

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Andrew Coggan, PhD

Associate Professor, IU School of Health and Human Services

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Faculty Investigators

Keith G. Avin, PhD

Adjunct Associate Research Professor

Tarah J. Ballinger, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Lynda F. Bonewald, PhD

Director, Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health

Jeff Brault, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Robyn K. Fuchs, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Health & Human Sciences

Babar A. Khan, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

NiCole R. Keith, PhD

Professor of Kinesiology

Kenneth Lim, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Michael Sturek, PhD

Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Stuart J. Warden, PhD

Professor of Physical Therapy, School of Health & Human Sciences

Connie M. Weaver, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Pei-Shuin Chang,PhD, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC
School of Nursing, Indiana University

Christine (Chris) Haedtke, PhD, RN
School of Nursing, Indiana University

Monica Hubal, PhD, FACSM
School of Health and Human Services, IUPUI

Niki Munk, PhD, LMT
Health Sciences, Indiana University

Kelly M. Naugle, PhD
Kinesiology, Indiana University

Zachary Riley, PhD
Kinesiology, Indiana University