2023 Annual Meeting Highlights

2023 SEACSM Annual Meeting Highlights

The 2023 SEACSM Annual Meeting was February 23–25, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Greenville in Greenville, SC.

Thank you to all presenters, volunteers, and attendees who helped make our annual meeting a great success! 

The abstracts from the oral, poster, thematic poster, preconference, and student award poster sessions have been published in International Journal of Exercise Science.

Featured Presenters

Keynote Address
"Designing Physical Activity Interventions for Scalability"
Sara Wilcox, PhD, FACSM. University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Andrew Kozar ACSM Presidential Address

"The Learning Connection: How Nutrition, Nurturing, and Activity Help Build a Healthy Kid"
Anastasia N. Fisher, MD, FACSM. Nationwide Children's Hospital
and The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH


Clinical Crossover Lecture 
"Sports Medicine: The Role of a Multi-Disciplinary Team. aka: What Does It Take to Be Successful in Sports Medicine"
Jason Zaremski, MD, FACSM. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Basic Science Lecture
"Effects of Exercise on in Vivo and in Vitro Endothelial Function"
Michael Brown, PhD, FACSM. University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Henry J. Montoye Award Lecture

"Riding the Coattails of My Students: The Importance of Resistance Training in Clinical Populations"
Lynn Panton, PhD, FACSM. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

SEACSM Luncheon Lecture
"Stats Songs: The Music That Made Statistics Just a Wee Bit Less Painful"
Michael Berry, PhD, FACSM. Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Award Winners

What's Up Doc?
1st Place – Taylor Behl, Flagler College
2nd Place – Fereshteh Ahmadabadi, Keiser University
3rd Place – Jessica McNeil, University of North Carolina Greensboro

Sports Medicine Physician Track Best Case Presentation
Kiran Mullur, MD, Atrium Health Wake Forest


Student Poster Awards – Doctoral

1st Place – Paulo H.C. Mesquita, Auburn University, SEACSM Representative in the 2023 ACSM Presidential Cup
2nd Place – Thomas D. Cardaci, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
3rd Place – Louisa Tichy, University of North Carolina Greensboro

Student Poster Awards – Master’s
1st Place – Miranda K. Traylor, University of South Alabama
2nd Place – Alex N. Laden, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
3rd Place – Casey Greenwalt, Florida State University

Student Poster Awards – Undergraduate
1st Place – Jeanna Mallory, Montreat College
2nd Place – Sylvie M. Gray, University of South Alabama
3rd Place – Annabelle E. Leonard, University of Alabama

Winning Student Bowl Team
1st Place –Karie Abel, Mackenzie Kennon, Sterling Lucas, University of North Florida, SEACSM representative in the 2023 ACSM Student Bowl
2nd Place – Esther Steingold, Haley Dekker, Carolina Burleigh, Kennesaw State University
3rd Place – Sylvie Gray, Alexia Manganti, Caroline Johnson, University of South Alabama

SEACSM Service Award
Kevin McCully, PhD, FACSM, University of Georgia

Download the complete 2023 Annual Meeting Program including information about the meeting, special events, invited speakers, session information, and abstracts.