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alain_aguilar Alain Aguilar, MA, ATC, NASM CES/CPT/PES
Teaching Associate Professor – Exercise and Sport Science
Athletic Training, Fitness Professional
Coordinator of the Fitness Professional Concentration
Director, Undergraduate Fitness Professional Program
(919) 843-2033 |

becca-battaglini2016-175x175 Becca Battaglini
Teaching Assistant Professor – Exercise and Sport Science
Director, Lifetime Fitness Program

(919) 962-0233  |


claudio2011-resize-thumbnail Claudio L. Battaglini, Ph.D., FACSM

Professor – Exercise Physiology
Director, Graduate Exercise Physiology Program
Co-Director, Exercise Oncology Laboratory

(919) 843-6045 |

J. Troy Blackburn, PhD, ATC

Assistant Chair and Professor, Exercise and Sport Science
Co-Director, Neuromuscular Research Laboratory
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Research College of Arts and Science

(919) 843-2021  |

J.D. DeFreese, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Programs and Service Director, Center for the Study of Retired Athletes
Program Manager, UNC Brain & Body Health Program

(919) 962-0774  |

kevin2-150x150 Kevin M. Guskiewicz, PhD, ATC, FNATA, FACSM

Dean – College of Arts and Sciences
Kenan Distinguished Professor – Athletic Training
Co-Director, Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related TBI Research Center

hackney-resize-crop Anthony C. Hackney, PhD, DSc

Professor – Exercise Physiology & Nutrition

(919) 962-0334  |


Erik Hanson, PhD, CSCS

Assistant Professor – Exercise Physiology
Co-Director, Exercise Oncology Laboratory

(919) 962-0816  |

elizabeth_hedgepeth Elizabeth Hedgpeth, RN

Adjunct Assistant Professor – Exercise & Sport Science

(919) 962-6214  |


jonathan jensen-resize-150x150 Jonathan A. Jensen, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor – Sport Administration

(919) 962-0959  |


Gfeller Center TBI Research UNC-Chapel Hill Zachary Kerr, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor – Exercise and Sport Science
Director, Center for the Study of Retired Athletes

(919) 962-2986  |

Kristen Kucera 2016-150x150 Kristen L. Kucera, PhD, MSPH, ATC, LAT

Assistant Professor – Exerciser and Sport Science
Director, National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research

(919) 843-8357  |

Robert Malekoff

Teaching Assistant Professor/Academic Advisor – Sport Administration
Director, Undergraduate Sport Administration Undergraduate Program

(919) 843-4507  |

Jason P. Mihalik, PhD, CAT(C), ATC

Associate Professor – Athletic Training
Co-Director, Matthew A. Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center

O: 919.962.2573 | L: 919.962.0409 | F: 919.962.7060

Johna Register-Mihalik, PhD, LAT, ATC

Assistant Professor – Athletic Training

O: 919.962.2702 | IPRC: 919.843.1671

debra_murray Debra J. C. Murray

Teaching Assistant Professor – Exercise & Sport Science

919-962-6946  |


barbara_osborne Barbara Osborne, J.D.

Professor – Sport Administration
Director, Graduate Sport Administration Program

(919) 962-5173  |  (919) 962-6325 (FAX) 

Darin Padua, Chair, PhD, ATC

Professor & Chair, Department of Exercise & Sport Science
Director, Sports Medicine Research Laboratory
Twitter:  @DarinPadua

Meredith 2014 reiszed Meredith A. Petschauer, PhD, ATC, LAT

Teaching Professor – Athletic Training / Senior Lecturer
Director, Undergraduate Athletic Training Program

Phone: (919) 962-1110  |  Fax: (919) 962-0489

Brian-Pietrosimone2013 Brian G Pietrosimone, PhD, ATC

Associate Professor – Athletic Training
Co-Director, Neuromuscular Research Laboratory

(919) 962-3617  |


Meg Pomerantz 2016-150x150 Meg Pomerantz

Lecturer – Exercise and Sport Science

(919) 962-2577 |


nels-150x150 Nels Popp, PhD

Assistant Professor – Sport Administration
Co-Director, Center of Research and Intercollegiate Athletics

(919) 445-9364  |

Prentice 2013resize3 William E. Prentice, PhD, ATC, PT, FNATA

Professor – Post-Professional Athletic Training Program
Coordinator Post-Professional Athletic Training Program

(919) 962-5174  |

Eric-ryan-resize Eric D. Ryan, PhD

Associate Professor – Exercise Physiology
Director, Exercise Science Teaching Laboratory
Co-Director, Neuromuscular Research Laboratory
Stallings Fellow

(919) 962-0297  |

sherry_salyer Sherry Salyer, Ed.D

Teaching Professor- Exercise & Sport Science
Director, Undergraduate Studies

(919) 962-6947  |


lee-150x150 Lee Schimmelfing, M.S.


(919) 962-2577 |


edgar_shields Edgar W. Shields, Jr., PhD

Associate Professor – Exercise & Sport Science
Director of Graduate Studies, Director of Graduate Admissions

(919) 962-3351  |


Danielle Smith

Teaching Assistant Professor


AbbieSmith_headshot-resize Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, PhD

Associate Professor – Exercise Physiology
Director, Applied Physiology Laboratory
Co-Director, Human Performance

(919) 962-2574  |

Twitter: @asmithryan

Lee Stoner-resize-150x150 Lee Stoner, PhD, MPH, MA, BSc (Hons), FRSPH, SFHEA

Assistant Professor – Exercise Physiology

(919) 962-0534  |


Tatreau-Headshot-crop Heather Tatreau
Visiting Lecturer919-962-0100  |

Erianne Weight, PhD, BS, MBA

Associate Professor – Sport Administration
Co-Director, Center for Research in Intercollegiate Athletics

(919) 962-5975  |
Twitter:  @ErianneWeight

Erik Wikstrom, PhD, ATC, LAT

Assistant Professor – Athletic Training
Katherine Smith Guenter Fellow
Co-Director, Sport Medicine Research Laboratory

(919) 962-2260  |

Professor Emeritus

  • Deborah Bialeschki
  • John Billing
  • Bonita Marks
  • Robert G. McMurray
  • Frederick O. Mueller
  • Frank Pleasants
  • John Silva