Department of Exercise Science and Sport

Faculty & Staff

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Jessica Bachman PhD, RD

Assistant Professor

Department of Exercise Science and Sport
jessica.bachman@scranton.edu
Edward Leahy Hall 822
570-941-4059

My research interests include the effects of dietary patterns and habits on exercise and academic performance, behavioral weight loss intervention in adults, and assessment of dietary intake techniques.

I am a Registered Dietitian and an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness (SCAN) dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Founding Chair), the Northeast Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (President Elect), and the Obesity Society.

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Paul T. Cutrufello PhD

Associate Professor/ Department Chair/Exercise Science Program Director

Department of Exercise Science and Sport
paul.cutrufello@scranton.edu
Edward Leahy Hall 714
570-941-5841

Body Composition,Hydration Status, Exercise Training/Performance, and Supplementation/Ergogenic aids.

Dr. Ronald W. Deitrick PhD, FACSM

Professor Emeritus

Department of Exercise Science and Sport
ronald.deitrick@scranton.edu
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Dr. Debra L. Fetherman Ph.D, MCHES, ACSM EP-C, ACSM EP-C

Community Health Education Program Director

Department of Exercise Science and Sport
debra.fetherman@scranton.edu
Edward Leahy Hall 718
570-941-7111

Debra L. Fetherman, Ph.D., MCHES®, ACSM EP-C is an Associate Professor and Director of the Community Health Education Program. Dr. Fetherman earned her graduate degree from the University of Central Arkansas and earned her PhD in Human Development, specializing in Health Promotion from Marywood University. She is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist and American College of Sports Medicine, Certified Exercise Physiologist. Prior to her work at the university, Dr. Fetherman practiced as an exercise physiologist specializing in cardiac rehabilitation, thallium stress testing and workplace wellness programs. Dr. Fetherman teaches Health Education: Theory, Research and Practice; Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation of Health Promotion Programs, Health Education Communication, Methods and Techniques; and Internship in Health Education. Community-based learning projects include the Growing Stronger Program, a strength-training and health education program for community older adults and the St. Joseph’s Center health self-awareness and advocacy program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Dr. Fetherman also supports health education clinics and programs at the Leahy Community Health and Family Center. She has conducted Community-Based Participatory Research with various organizations. Research questions focus on advocacy for homeless children, alcohol use behaviors of college athletes, behavior change in women in community and worksite settings, and human health and well-being.

I am a Master Certified Health Education Specialist and ACSM Health and Fitness Specialist. I am a member of the Society of Public Health Education, American Public Health Association, American College of Sports Medicine and Eta Sigma Gamma.

Joan A. Cebrick Grossman PhD, RD

Assistant Professor

Department of Exercise Science and Sport
joan.grossman@scranton.edu
Edward Leahy Hall 720
570-941-4721

High Intensity Exercise, Post Menopausal Women, EPOC, Cardiovascular Disease,

Registered Dietician

David A. Hair BS,MS,MEd

Professor Emeritus

Department of Exercise Science and Sport
david.hair@scranton.edu
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Michael Landram PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Exercise Science and Sport
michael.landram@scranton.edu
Edward Leahy Hall 716
570-941-4425

My research interests include the measurement of the neurological and cardiovascular stresses associated with various training loads, competitive endeavors, and recovery in athletic and clinical populations. Courses currently being taught are EXSC 440 - Advanced Physiology of Sport and Exercise and EXSC 442 - Clinical Exercise Physiology

I am an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Physiological Society. I am also a certified USA Olympic Weightlifting Coach that has trained athletes competing locally and nationally. Doctorate of Philosophy Biomedical Research Studies University of ROMA "Foro Italico", Rome, Italy. Dissertation Title: The Effect of Continuous versus Discontinuous Aerobic Exercise on Hemodynamics, Vascular Remodeling and Cardiac Autonomic Modulation in Young versus Middle-Age Individuals. Master of Science Exercise Science Appalachian State University, Boone,NC Emphasis: Exercise Physiology - Research Bachelor of Science Exercise Science Truman State university, Kirksville, MO Sequence: Exercise Physiology, Sport Management

Stephen L. Klingman BS, MS

Department of Exercise Science and Sport
stephen.klingman@scranton.edu
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Andrew C. Venezia PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Exercise Science and Sport
andrew.venezia@scranton.edu
Edward Leahy Hall 726
570-941-6745

My research interests include the effects of acute exercise and cardiovascular fitness on memory performance and executive function. I'm also interested in the influence of stress hormones and genetic variation on adaptations and responses to both acute and chronic exercise. I am an active member of The American College of Sports Medicine and currently teach EXSC 440 - Advanced Physiology of Sport and Exercise & EXSC 375 - Exercise Testing and Programming for Health and Performance.

Dr. Gary N. Wodder

Professor Emeritus

Department of Exercise Science and Sport
gary.wodder@scranton.edu

Cheryil A.Demkosky MS

Director of PCPS Laboratories

Department of Exercise Science and Sport
cheryil.demkosky@scranton.edu
Edward Leahy Hall 812
570-941-5887

Mary Ann Capone BFA

Faculty Secretary

Department of Exercise Science and Sport
maryann.capone@scranton.edu
Edward Leahy Hall 710
570-941-5874