Faculty & Staff

Laurie Milliken, PhD, FACSM

Associate Professor, Department of Exercise and Health Sciences


photo of Laurie  Milliken

Areas of Expertise

Body Composition Assessment, Obesity Prevention, Obesity Treatment


PhD, University of Arizona (Physiological Sciences)
MS, University of Arizona (Exercise and Sport Sciences)
BS, Plymouth State College (Physical Education)

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Dr. Milliken's research interests include the regulation of body composition in response to exercise throughout the lifespan. Currently Dr. Milliken is examining strategies for weight loss and lifetime weight maintenance. She has received NIH funding for her work and the current focus of her research is on the role of exercise in long-term weight loss in children and their families. 

Teaching Expertise

Statistics for Health Professionals
Health Fitness Assessment
Exercise Physiology
Adult Fitness and Pediatric Exercise

Awards and Accomplishments

Fellow, the American College of Sports Medicine