Dr. Donald Rodd
Associate Chair/School of Health Sciences/Professor of Exercise and Sport Science and Physical Therapy
Graves Hall 221
Don Rodd graduated from Marquette University with a degree in medical technology (now called clinical laboratory science) and worked in hospital settings for many years and was a director of a private laboratory in Troy, NY. He went on to receive a master's degree from Marquette University in physiology with a concentration in neurophysiology. His PhD is from Penn State University in physiology with a concentration in exercise and nutrition. Upon graduation from Penn State, he was a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in biochemistry and at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in biochemistry. His research started in the neural control of metabolism and has evolved to include different areas of exercise physiology, and he has mentored several students in undergraduate research. He resides in Evansville with his wife and two children.