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2016-17 Board of Trustees

View a listing of past ACSM Leaders.


Elizabeth Joy, M.D., M.P.H., FACSM
Intermountain Healthcare



Walter Thompson, Ph.D., FACSM
Georgia State University
Immediate Past President

Lawrence E. Armstrong, Ph.D., FACSM
University of Connecticut


Second Past-President
Carol Ewing Garber, Ph.D., FACSM
Teachers College

First Vice Presidents
Craig Harms, Ph.D., FACSM, Kansas State University
Kathryn Schmitz, Ph.D., FACSM, Pennsylvania State University

Second Vice Presidents
Holly Benjamin, M.D., FACSM, University of Chicago
William Kraus, M.D., FACSM, Duke University

Carl Foster, Ph.D., FACSM, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

ACSM Foundation President
James Pivarnik, Ph.D., FACSM, Michigan State University

Joanne Allen, M.D., FACSM, Allen Spine and Sports Medicine
Luis Fernando Aragon-Vargas, Ph.D., FACSM, Universidad de Costa Rica
Lee Brown, Ed.D., FACSM, California State University-Fullerton
David Buchner, M.D., M.P.H., FACSM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nancy Clark, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D., FACSM, Sports Nutrition
Carlos Crespo, D.P.H., FACSM, Portland University
Irene Davis, Ph.D., FACSM, Spaulding National Running Center
Jonathan Ehrman, Ph.D., FACSM, Henry Ford Hospital
Ulf Ekelund, Ph.D., FACSM, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
William Farquhar, Ph.D., FACSM, University of Delaware
David Ferguson, Ph.D., Student Representative, Baylor College of Medicine
Anastasia Fischer, M.D., FACSM, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Judith Flohr, Ph.D., FACSM, Chapter Trustee, James Madison University
Roseann Lyle, Ph.D., FACSM, Emeriti of Purdue University
Michelle Mottola, Ph.D., FACSM, University of Western Ontario
Eric Rawson, Ph.D., FACSM, Bloomsburg University
Tracy Ray, M.D., FACSM, Duke University
Steven Stovitz, M.D., FACSM, University of Minnesota
Dixie Thompson, Ph.D., FACSM, University of Tennessee
Willem van Mechelen, M.D., Ph.D., FACSM, Vrije Universiteit
Kevin Vincent, M.D., Ph.D., FACSM, University of Florida
Richard Weiler, M.Sc., Presidential Appointee
Carena Winters, Ph.D., FACSM, Slippery Rock University

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