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Paul M. Gordon

Paul M. Gordon, PhD, MPH

Professor and Chair
Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Baylor University
School of Education
One Bear Place #97313
Waco, TX 76798-7313
Office: Rena Marrs McLean Gymnasium 109
Phone: 254-710-4003
Email: Paul_M_Gordon@baylor.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Paul Gordon came to the Baylor School of Education as chair of the Health, Human Performance and Recreation Department in fall 2013 with nearly 20 years of experience in academia and medicine. Most recently, he served at the University of Michigan, where he was associate professor and director of the Laboratory for Physical Activity and Exercise Intervention Research in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for the School of Medicine and also adjunct associate professor in the School of Kinesiology.

Eduction and Training:

PhD in Exercise Physiology, University of Pittsburgh (1992)
MPH, University of Pittsburgh (1991)
MS in Exercise Physiology, University of Pittsburgh (1987)
BA in Economics, University of Pittsburgh (1983)
Physical Activity and Public Health Research Fellowship, University of South Carolina, Prevention Research Center (1995)

Certification and Licensure:

Certified Exercise Specialist for Preventive and Rehabilitative Exercise Programs, American College of Sports Medicine (1989-Present)

Research and Scholarship:

Dr. Gordon's research has spanned from the molecular level to an entire community. His current research interests focus on physical activity and lifestyle-based research related to obesity and associated disorders. He has been principal investigator or co-investigator on several National Institute of Health funded projects and, as a member of the Genetics and Exercise Research Consortium, investigates genetic and environmental factors associated with health outcomes.

Recent Journal Publications:

Peterson, MD, Saltarelli WA, Visich PS, Gordon PM. "Strength capacity and cardiometabolic risk clustering in adolescents." Pediatrics (In Press)

Sprouse C., Gordish-Dressman H., Lipof JS, Moeckel Cole S, Patel RR, Adham K, Larkin J, Hubal MJ, Kearns AK, Orkunoglu-Suer F, Clarkson PM, Thompson PD, Angelopoulos TJ, Gordon PM, Moyna NM, Pescatello LS, Visich PS, Zoeller RF, Hoffman EP, Tosi LL, Devaney JM. SLC30A8 "Non-synonymous Variant is Associated with Recovery Following Exercise and Skeletal Muscle Size and Strength." Diabetes 10/2013. DOI:10.2337/db13-1150

Ehrman D, Sallinen, B. IglayReger H, Gordon PM, Woolford S. "Slow and Steady: Readiness, Pre-Treatment Weekly Strengthening Activity, and Adolescent Weight Management Program Completion," Childhood Obesity 05/2013;DOI:10.1089/chi.2013.0006

Liu D, Sartor MA, Nader GA, Pistilli EE, Gutmann LA, IglayReger HB, Visich PS, Hoffman EP, Gordon PM. "Microarray analysis reveals novel feature of muscle aging process in men and women," J Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences 2013; doi: 10.1093/gerona/glt015

Hoffman EP, Gordish-Dressman H, Devaney JM, Thompson PD, Zambraski E, Visich PS, Gordon PM, Pescatello L, Zoeller R, Moyna N, Angelopoulos TA, Pegoraro E, Clarkson P. "Alterations in osteopontin modify muscle size in females in both humans and mice." Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2013. DOI:10.1249/MSS.0b013e31828093c1

Books:

Ehrman J, Gordon P, Visich P, Keteyian S. Textbook of Clinical Exercise Physiology, Human Kinetics, Champaign, IN., 3rd Ed. August, 2013

Ehrman J, Gordon P, Visich P, Keteyian S. Textbook of Clinical Exercise Physiology, Human Kinetics, Champaign, IN., 2nd Ed. October, 2008

Ehrman J, Gordon P, Visich P, Keteyian S. Textbook of Clinical Exercise Physiology, Human Kinetics, Champaign, IN., May, 2003

Grants and Contracts (current and recent):

NIH P30 DK089503-01 (Burant, C.) Nutrition and Obesity Research Center Program, 2010-2015, $5,793,750

UMHS Destination Program and MICHR, (Montgomery, J), Prehabilitation of Vulnerable Patients Undergoing Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer. 2011-2014. $310,000

NuStep Corporation (Gordon, P.M.) The Metabolic Cost of Recumbent Exercise at Self Selected and Specified Intensity in Overweight Individuals, 2010-2012. $68,000

Hoffman, E (PI): Gordon, P (Site PI) $750,000. Functional SNP's Associated with Human Muscle Size & Strength. NIH.R01 NS40606-01A1 (2001-2010), $8,295,195

Jones D (PI), Kelley G, Goins T, Gordon P: Efficacy of a Physical Activity Intervention among Patients with Arthritis. AAMC/CDC MM-0944-06 (2005-2009), $750,000

Editorial Positions, Boards, and Peer-Review Service:

2000-present: Special Emphasis Panel: Ad Hoc Reviewer, Centers for Disease Control

2004-present: NIH: NIDDK, KNOD Study Section member/Ad Hoc Reviewer

2006-present: NIH: Ad Hoc Reviewer, Health of the Populations Special Emphasis Panel

2010-present: National Science Foundation (NSF): Time-Sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences

Program Committees and Chairs:

2011-present: The Obesity Society (TOS) National Conference Scientific Reviewer

2013: Chair, Plenary session on Genetics, American College of Sports Medicine, National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May 31, 2013

Editorial Positions:

2012-present: Editorial Board, Advances in Physical Education Journal, Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, CA

1996-present: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise

1997-present: Research Quarterly

1997-present: British J of Sports Medicine

Honors and Awards:

2013: Nationally Recognized Research Expertise - Expertscape

2008-present: NIH- KNOD Epidemiology Study Section Ad Hoc Reviewer

2004-2008: NIH- KNOD Epidemiology Study Section Member

2005-present: NIH Health of the Populations Special Emphasis Panel Ad Hoc Reviewer

1997: Fellow - American College of Sports Medicine

1995: Fellow - Physical Activity and Public Health - Centers for Disease Control