Edward Melanson, PhD
  • Professor
  • University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Aurora, CO USA

Biography

Edward Melanson PhD, is a Professor of Medicine, in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, with a secondary appointment in the Division of Geriatrics, at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. He is an Assistant Director of the Energy Balance Core Lab. In this capacity, he oversees the operation of the whole-room calorimeter, located on the Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC). The primary areas of research in Dr. Melanson’s lab are developing new methods for assessing energy expenditure and physical activity in free-living, studying the effects of menopause impacts bionergetics and metabolism, and understanding how lifestyle interventions, particularly adoption of regular exercise and alterations in sleep, impact physical activity, sedentary behavior, and health outcomes.


Schedule

Tuesday 11/13

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