Gregory D. Cartee

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Distinguished Alumnus


Ph.D., Exercise Physiology, 1982-1985

Advisor: Dr. Roger Farrar

Nationally Recognized Scholar and Administrator

Distinguished Researcher on Exercise, Nutrition and Diabetes

Career Highlights

  • Post Doctoral Fellow with Dr. John Holloszy, University of Washington School of Medicine, St. Louis, 1985-1988
  • Research Instructor in Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1988-1989
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Kinesiology, Assistant Professor, 1989-1994; Associate Professor, 1994-1998; Professor, 1998-2003; Department Chair, 2001-2003
  • Founder and Director of the  Institute for Gerontology
  • University of Michigan, Professor, School of Kinesiology & Research Professor, Institute of Gerontology.
  • Associate Dean for Research, School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan, 2013-2014
  • Interim Dean, School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan, 2009
  • Professor Molecular and Integrative Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, 2008-2014
  • Author, more than 100 scholarly articles in top-tier scientific journals
  • Continuous funding from National Institute of Health since 1992

Honors and Awards

  • Citation Award, American College of Sports Medicine, 2012
  • Elected Fellow, National Academy of Kinesiology, 2005
  • Elected Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine, 1998
  • National Research Service Award, The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 1987