April 19, 2023

Senior Researcher Profile – Reza Hakkak, Ph.D.

Reza Hakkak

Reza Hakkak, PhD, a professor in the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition and associate dean for research College of Health Professions and Professor of Pediatrics, College of Medicine has contributed greatly to research on effects of diets on diseases prevention and obesity and breast cancer and is known nationally and internationally for his discoveries and…

March 1, 2023

Junior/Rising Researcher Profile – Lisa T. Jansen, Ph.D.

Lisa Jansen

Dr. Lisa Jansen is an Assistant Professor with the department of Dietetics & Nutrition at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Her research focuses on efforts to improve and/or prevent life with obesity. Her scientific work centers around advancing specificity of recognized lifestyle modifications in improving metabolic health in high-risk groups. Currently, she is…

Junior/Rising Researcher Profile – Christopher Walter, PT, DPT, Ph.D.

Christopher Walter

Christopher Walter, PT, DPT, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on the Northwest campus. Dr. Walter’s scholarly agenda has been shaped by his extensive clinical background as a physical therapist treating people with neurological disorders. Dr. Walter’s primary research aim is focused…

November 16, 2022

Senior Researcher Profile – Jennifer L. Vincenzo, PT, MPH, Ph.D.

Jennifer Vincenzo

Dr. Jennifer Vincenzo is an Associate Professor with the department of Physical Therapy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Her research interests revolve around implementation science and fall prevention and health promotion for aging adults.  Dr. Vincenzo is the former Chair of the Balance and Falls Special Interest Group and Arkansas State Advocate…

November 9, 2020

Senior Researcher Profile – Samuel Atcherson, Ph.D.

Samuel Atcherson

Samuel R. Atcherson, Ph.D., professor for the Doctor of Audiology program is a nationally-recognized leader, scholar, mentor, and educator in the field of audiology. As a person with lifelong hearing loss from childhood, Dr. Atcherson’s areas of interest and expertise include broad strokes across 1) audiologic rehabilitation, 2) auditory electrophysiology, and 3) health literacy. In…