Research

Valisa Hedrick

Our research portfolio includes:

  • Molecular and cellular regulation of macronutrient metabolism in obesity and chronic disease
  • Psychosocial aspects of health
  • Behavioral interventions for physical activity
  • Nutrition and  weight management in youth and adults
  • Nutrition and human performance
  • Cardiovascular disease and hypertension
  • Effective health promotion in limited resource populations
  • Nutraceuticals for the treatment/prevention of cancer and chronic diseases
  • Muscle function and pathogenesis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy