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Lauren Pedersen

Graduate Assistant
Ph.D. student in Rehabilitation and Movement Science (Exercise Physiology track)
Advisor: Dr. R. Lee Franco

Education

2016 - M.S. in Health and Movement Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA.

2012 - B.S. in Kinesiology, University of Virginia, VA.

Teaching Assignments

HPEX 345 - Nutrition for Health and Disease

HPEX 375 - Exercise Physiology Laboratory

HPEX 440 - Chronic Disease & Exercise Management

HPEX 441 - Assessment and Exercise Intervention in Health and Disease

Select Presentations

Pedersen L.N., LaFratta L.M, Bohmke N.J., Mihalick V.L., Senter M.B., Franco R.L. (2019). Fitness-Related Differences in the Polarization of Lipid-Exposed Macrophages Following Acute Exercise. 2019 National Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Orlando, FL.

Bohmke, N.J., LaFratta, L.M., Pedersen, L.N., Blanks, A.M., Mihalick, V.L., Senter, M.B. & Franco, R.L. (2019). Monocyte Adhesion Molecule Expression Following an Acute Bout of Moderate Intensity Cycling. 2019 National Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Orlando, FL.

Blanks, A., Pedersen, L.N., Mihalick, V.L., Shah, A., Franco, R.L. (2018). Erk 1/2 and CCR2 Expression in Fit and Unfit Males. 2018 National Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Minneapolis, MN.

Blanks, A., Schwartz, C. S., Pedersen, L. N., Buckley, L. F., Acevedo, E.O., Abbate, A., Franco, R. L. (2017). Post-STEMI Age-Related Non-Classical Monocyte CCR2 Expression Differences in Response to Stress Hormones. 2017 National Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Denver, CO.

Award

Invited Member: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society (#2747682)

Invited Member: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (#12653303)