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Heather O. Chambliss, PhD, FACSM - Exercise Science

Dr. Heather Chambliss reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Her areas of interest are exercise science, mental health, and obesity. Dr. Chambliss is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and serves as a Research and Educational Consultant for several organizations including The Cooper Institute. She is also part of the Adjunct Faculty at the University of Mississippi.

Education and Training

MA: Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, 1995

PhD: University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 2000

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: The Cooper Institute, Dallas, Texas, 2002

Academic Appointments

University of Memphis, Department of Health and Sport Sciences, Memphis, TN:

  • Instructor, 2009–present
  • Adjunct Graduate Faculty, 2004–2007

Adjunct Faculty, Kaplan University School of Health Sciences, 2009–present

The Cooper Institute, Dallas, TX:

  • Collaborating Scientist and Consultant, Division of Research, 2004–present
  • Research Scientist, Centers for Integrated Health Research, 2002–2004
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Division of Research, 2000–2002

Adjunct Faculty, University of Mississippi Department of Health, Exercise Scientist and Recreation Management, 2004–2008

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Georgia Department of Exercise Science, 1996–2000

Louisiana Tech University, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ruston, LA:

  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, 1995–1996
  • Graduate Departmental Assistant, 1993–1995

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.