Jeffrey Horowitz

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Distinguished Alumnus Inductee


The University of Michigan

Dr. Jeffrey Horowitz is a professor of movement science and director of the Substrate Metabolism Laboratory at the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology. Dr. Horowitz has received more than $4.5 million in grant funding from organizations such as the American Diabetes Association and the National Institutes of Health for his research focused on understanding how exercise and diet improve metabolic health.

In recognition of his contributions, Dr. Horowitz has been inducted as a fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology (2020) and the American College of Sports Medicine (2005). Dr. Horowitz is the recipient of numerous awards for his teaching and research, including a National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health (1998), the International Young Scientist Award from the August Krogh Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark (1996), the National Student Researcher Award from the American College of Sports Medicine (1996), and the Outstanding Dissertation Award (1996) from UT-Austin.

Dr. Horowitz earned an M.A. (1992) and Ph.D. (1996) in Exercise Physiology from the Department of Kinesiology & Health Education.