RUSSELL S RICHARDSON, PhD

Curriculum Vitae

RUSSELL S RICHARDSON, PhD portrait
  • Professor, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
  • Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Professor, Kinesiology
  • Adjunct Professor, Physical Therapy & Athletic Training
  • Associate Director for Research, Geriatric, Research, Edcucation and Clinical Center, Salt Lake City VAMC
  • Professor, Kinesiology

Biography

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
  • Master of Science, COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY
  • Bachelor of Arts, WEST LONDON INSTITUTE

Honors & Awards

  • University of Utah, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Excellence Award, 2015. 10/2015
  • Senior Research Career Scientist Award Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development Service 2015-2022. 07/2015
  • University of Utah, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Excellence Award, 2014. 10/2014
  • University of Utah, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Excellence Award, 2013. 10/2013
  • American Federation for Aging Research, grant review board: National Scientific Advisory Council, 2013-present. 01/2013
  • Sport Sciences for Health Advisory Board, 2012-present. 01/2012
  • Journal of Applied Physiology Editorial Board . 07/2011
  • American Journal of Physiology, Heart and Circulation Editorial Board, 2011-present. 01/2011
  • Michael J. Joyner Teaching Award, Royal Danish Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences. For outstanding teaching in cardiovascular physiology to international trainees, 2010. 05/2010
  • VA Rehabilitation, Research, and Development, Aging and Degenerative Disease Grant Review Board, standing member 2010-present. 01/2010
  • Journal of Applied Physiology Editorial Board 2000-2002, 2009-present. 01/2009
  • University of Milan, Facoltà di Scienze Motorie, Advisory Board, 2008-present. University of Milan, 01/2008
  • Ad Hoc grant reviewer for National Institute of Health, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the Welcome Trust, 2000-present. 01/2000
  • Parker B. Francis Training Fellowship, 1995-1998. 06/1995
  • American Lung Association Research Training Fellowship, 1994-1996. American Lung Association, 08/1994
  • Trisphere Student Award Finalist, South West American College of Sports Medicine, San Diego, CA, 1992. South West American College of Sports Medicine, 06/1992
  • N.P. Neilson Scholarship, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, College of Health, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 1991. 05/1991
  • Dr. G. Arthur Brotein Young Scholars Award, Western College Physical Education Society, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 1991. Washington State University, 04/1991
  • Research Fellowship, College of Health, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 1990-1992. University of Utah, 05/1990

Biography

Dr. Richardson is the Marjorie Rosenblatt Goodman and Jack Goodman Family Professor of Geriatrics in the University of Utah School of Medicine and Professor, Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology, as well as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Health. Additionally, he is the Associate Director for the VA Salt Lake City Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center. Dr. Richardson is the founder and Director of the Utah Vascular Research Laboratory (UVRL) for which the major mission is to elucidate the impact of age and age-related disease on skeletal muscle vascular and metabolic control / function with a strong emphasis on the implications for physical function and mobility. Dr. Richardson has worked on a wide variety of integrative physiologic studies for over 25 years. Throughout this time period he has been continuously externally funded and successfully mentored well over 30 people at the Graduate and Post Doctoral level. The unique environment that has evolved as a consequence of these experiences and the highly collaborative nature of the University of Utah has contributed to success of Dr. Richardson and the UVRL.