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Ronald Jackson, PhD

Premier T32 Fellow

Department of Medicine, Division of Academic Internal Medicine and Geriatrics


Dr. Jackson holds his PhD in exercise physiology from the University of Pittsburgh. He has over 5 years of interdisciplinary and collaborative research experience. Prior to receiving his PhD at the University of Pittsburgh, he worked as a faculty member at Texas State University and the University of Texas at San Antonio within the kinesiology department. His overall research interests focus on physical activity, sedentary behavior, understanding the effects of exercise on insulin sensitivity, and cardiovascular function. His long term research goals are centered around examining the health benefits of light-intensity physical activity.