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Claudio Battaglini really does it all – from training Olympic athletes to helping cancer patients recover from treatment to educating students in the Exercise and Sport Science Department at UNC-Chapel Hill, Dr. Battaglini is a man driven by a strong passion to help others lead healthier and happier lives. Dr. Battaglini’s research focuses on the effects of acute and chronic exercise on physiological, psychological, and physical functioning in cancer patients. He co-directs the Get REAL & HEEL Breast Cancer Research Program and the Integrative Exercise Oncology Laboratory. Over the past 10 years, Dr. Battaglini has been the recipient of 22 funded research grants and has published over 60 journal articles and scientific abstracts and 2 textbooks chapters related to exercise oncology. Dr. Battaglini was the 2010 recipient of Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring presented by the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences.



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