Congratulations to DMPI faculty member Kim Huffman, who was recently promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.
Dr. Huffman’s research is focused on:
- Determining the role of physical activity in modulating health outcomes in persons with rheumatologic diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, gout, osteoarthritis)
- Integrating clinical rheumatology, basic immunology, metabolism, and exercise science in order to reduce morbidity in individuals with arthritis
- Evaluating relationships between circulating and intra-muscular metabolic intermediates and insulin resistance in sedentary as well as individuals engaging in regular exercise
- Addressing the role of physical activity in modulating inflammation, metabolism, and functional health in aging populations