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The Lifestyle Modification Team

The Lifestyle Modification Team’s research focuses on exercise, nutritional, and behavioral modifications that impact musculoskeletal health, physical function, 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

Andrew Coggan PhD

Associate Professor of Kinesiology

61388-Smith, Brenda

Brenda J. Smith, PhD, MS

Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Indiana University School of Medicine Faculty Investigators

Keith G. Avin, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Health & Human Sciences

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

Professor of Medicine

Kenneth Lim, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Charalampos Lyssikatos, MD

Assistant Research Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ranjani N. Moorthi, MD

Adjunct Associate 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

Carol A. Witczak, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Physiology

Teresa A. Zimmers, PhD

H.H. Gregg Professor of Cancer Research

Indiana University Faculty Members - Other Schools

Annabel Biruete, PhD

Assistant Professor of Nutrition & Dietetics

Thomas Fisher, PhD

Dean Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences

Niki Munk, PhD

Interim Chair; Associate Professor of Health Sciences

Pei-Shiun Chang, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor of Community Health Systems

Monica Hubal, PhD

Associate Professor of Kinesiology