Linda May

Associate Professor Interim Department Chair Department of Foundational Sciences School of Dental Medicine Phone: 252-737-7072 Email: Website: Areas of expertise: effects of exercise during pregnancy on the health of the child before and after birth, e.g. body composition, heart and neuromotor measures; attenuating the risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease of women … Read more

Paul DeVita

ProfessorDepartment of KinesiologyCollege of Health and Human Performance Phone: 252-737-4563 Email: Website:, Areas of expertise: biomechanics, locomotion – walking and running, knee function and health, muscle function, skeletal loads and stresses, biomechanics of human movement, biomechanics of human locomotion, biomechanics associated with aging, obesity and osteoarthritis, neuromuscular-skeletal function

Bernice Dodor

Associate Professor Family and Consumer Sciences Human Development and Family Science College of Health and Human Performance Phone: 252-737-2418 Email: Areas of expertise: obesity and related health behaviors, religiosity, personal finance management, parent-child education, immigrant families

Ron Cortright

Professor Department of Kinesiology College of Health and Human Performance Phone: 252-737-4678 Email: Areas of expertise: bioenergetics, skeletal muscle metabolism, obesity, diabetes, exercise physiology, skeletal muscle glucose/lipid metabolism, gender/racial differences in metabolism, mitochondria-peroxisomal interactions, exercise (human and rodent models; molecular (in vivo, in vitro), integrative physiology)