School of Public Health

Duncan, Glen

Glen E. Duncan

Affiliate Professor, Epidemiology

Chair, Nutrition & Exercise Physiology, Washington State University


MS Exercise Physiology, Ball State University, 1994
BS Physical Education, East Stroudsburg University, 1992
PhD Education (Concentration in Exercise Science), University of Tennessee, 1997

Contact Info

Washington State University
Tel: 509-358-7875


Close Up March 2013: Glen Duncan

Research Interests

Dr. Duncan's research interests include: (1) relationships among cardiovascular fitness, body fatness, and metabolic disease (e.g., metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes); (2) lifestyle interventions involving increased habitual physical activity and/or exercise training and dietary modifications in the prevention and treatment of metabolic and cardiovascular disease; and, (3) non-biological determinants of physical activity and obesity (e.g., access, income, and the physical environment).


For a list of publications, please visit Google Scholar.

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SPH News, 03/13/2018

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