• BFA, Dance, Ohio University
  • MA, Dance with an emphasis in Kinesiology, University of Utah. Project: Thirteen Principles that Effect Muscle Performance
  • BS, Psychology, University of Utah


Josh Larson was born in Iowa and has since lived in all 4 letter states.  Prior to entering higher education as a career, Josh was a professional dancer with numerous groups.  In Utah, Josh has danced with Repertory Dance Theatre, Rire-Woodbury Dance Company, and SB Dance.  Josh likes research related to advising and emergency medicine.  Josh is currently pursuing his Paramedic lincensure.  Josh also enjoys math.  

Health Care Certs and Pursuits

Advanced EMT

EMS Instructor

EMS Coordinator

American Heart Association Instructor

American Red Cross Instructor 

Unified Fire Authority - EMS Part-Time Employee

Research Summary

My research has mostly focused on the occupation of Academic Advising and its recognition as a field or its role in higher education. Currently, I am also pursuing new areas of research related to Emergency Medicine and retrospective studies related data stored Electronic Medical Records for athletes.