Charles E. Taylor Professor
of Health and Exercise Science
Reynolds Gymnasium, 303
Dr. Paul M. Ribisl, Charles E. Taylor Professor of Health and Exercise Science at Wake Forest University, is an exercise physiologist who was a co-founder of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Wake Forest University, which he directed from 1975-1991. Dr. Ribisl also chaired the Department of Health and Exercise Science from 1991-2007. Dr. Ribisl was named Interim Dean of the College in July 2008 and has been an Associate Dean for Academic Planning since January 2009.
His areas of research are:
- Graded exercise testing in the diagnosis and prognosis of coronary
- Exercise programming and prescription for patients with chronic
degenerative diseases, including obesity and type 2 diabetes,
- Measurement of physical activity and energy expenditure.
Dr. Ribisl was currently involved in a national multi-center NHLBI trial entitled "LOOK AHEAD: A Diet and Physical Activity Intervention in Obese Diabetics". He is also currently a Co-Investigator on an NIH grant
entitled: CHANGE: An Intervention to Increase Exercise Maintenance at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic.
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Dr. Paul Ribisl named the winner of the Schoonmaker Faculty Prize for Community Service >>