UMass Boston

Laura Milliken

Exercise & Health Science
Assoc Professor U of M
Quinn Administration Floor UL

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

Laurie Milliken's research interests include the regulation of body composition in response to exercise and physical activity throughout the lifespan and methods of accurately measuring body composition. She is currently the CEO of the Global Health and Body Composition Institute which fosters body composition expertise worldwide. She is involved in body composition training and has co-authored several chapters in the book, ACSM's Body Composition Assessment which she also co-edited with Dr. Tim Lohman. She is a co-author of a forthcoming book, which will be published by Human Kinetics called The Science of Long Term Weight Loss

Teaching Expertise

Statistics for Health Professionals
Exercise Physiology
Obesity and Weight Management
Exercise and Program Design
Health Fitness Assessment

Awards and Accomplishments

Fellow, the American College of Sports Medicine