• Adjunct Assistant Professor, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Pathology
  • Adjunct Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy & Athletic Training
  • Professor, Physical Therapy & Athletic Training

Research Summary

The research projects within Dr. Drummond’s laboratory hold to two general research themes: 1) Understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms of muscle growth and metabolic function in healthy and mobility impaired older adults. 2) Novel exercise and nutritional strategies to improve muscle, metabolic and physical function deficits in older adults recovery during rehabilitation.


  • BS, Sports Medicine, California Lutheran Unversity
  • MA, Sport Sciences, University of the Pacfic. Project: Blood lactate and metabolic responses to controlled frequency breathing during graded swimming
  • PhD, Exercise Sciences, Brigham Young University. Project: Myogenic regulatory factor response to resistance exercise volume in skeletal muscle
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Muscle Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch