PATRICIA PAINTER, PhD portrait
  • Research Associate Professor, Physical Therapy & Athletic Training

Research Summary

My research interest is in clinical exercise physiology and my work has focused on patients with chronic kidney disease. I have completed 3 NIH funded studies (RO1) in kidney and liver transplant and several privately funded studies on the effects of exercise training in patients treated with dialysis. My studies have included exercise training studies as well as a studies to determine physiologic limitations to exercise in patients with renal disease.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISO
  • Master of Science, MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERS
  • Bachelor of Science, Physical Education, Northern Michigan University

Biography

I completed my Ph.D at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1986, and worked for a private dialysis provider in Northern California for 3 years before taking an academic research position at the Univ of California - San Francisco in 1989 where I stayed until I moved to the Univ of Minnesota in 2006,where I was associate professor in the School of Nursing.  In July 2011 I moved to the Univ of Utah as Associate Research Faculty in the Department of Physical Therapy.