CMHC Faculty Members

Faculty of Tarsus Medical Group are leaders in healthcare

Jill A. Kanaley, PhD

Columbia, Missouri

Jill A. Kanaley, PhD

Physiology and Nutrition


Dr. Jill A. Kanaley is a professor in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology at the University of Missouri. She is an exercise physiologist who studies the effects of exercise/physical activity on endocrinology and metabolism. Her research, supported by the National Institutes of Health, focuses on glycemic control throughout the day in obese individuals with type 2 diabetes using lifestyle interventions.

Education and Training

Doctorate, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

Professional Highlights

  • Peer review, National Institutes of Health
  • Editorial Board, Medicine in Science in Sports and Exercise
  • Board of Trustees, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Programming Committee, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Fellow of American College of Sports Medicine
  • Fellow, the Obesity Society
  • Mangel Catalyst Award, 2015
  • Jefferson Science Fellowship, 2015


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