Sports Medicine Expert to Deliver Two Lectures at UM

November 23, 2015

MISSOULA – John Quindry, director of Auburn University’s Cardioprotection Lab, will deliver two lectures in December at the University of Montana.

The first, “Exercise and Heart Attack Injury Prevention,” will be held at 3:40 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in McGill Hall Room 210. The second, “Woodsmoke Exposure and Oxidative Stress Following Simulated Firefighting,” will be held at noon, Friday, Dec. 4, in Skaggs Building Room 169. Both are free and open to the public.

Quindry is a leading expert in the cardio-protective effects of exercise, oxidative stress and antioxidant protection. He has published more than 75 manuscripts in leading peer-reviewed journals, amd earned many externally funded grants. He also has collaborated with a number of investigators at UM.

For more information on Quindry’s lab visit http://www.education.auburn.edu/initiatives/cardioprotection-lab/.

The lectures are supported by UM’s Faculty Professional Enhancement Visiting scholar grant, Department of Health and Human Performance, Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Montana Center for Work Physiology and Exercise Metabolism, and the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences.

For more information call UM Professor Charles Dumke at 406-243-6176 or email charles.dumke@umontana.edu

Contact: Charles Dumke, UM Health and Human Performance program, 406-243-6176, charles.dumke@umontana.edu.