Ryan Mays, PhD

Assistant Professor
Ryan Mays

Contact

Office Phone
Office Address

-138A Weaver Densford
308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Titles

Assistant Professor

Education

MPH, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Major: Community and Behavioral Health

PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Major: Health and Physical Activity

MS, University of Tennessee Chattanooga
Major: Clinical Exercise Physiology

BS, University of Tennessee Chattanooga
Major: Exercise Science

Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Cardiovascular Research, Fellowship University of Colorado School of Medicine

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Biography

Bio

Expertise:
Development of novel approaches to improve adoption and adherence to exercise therapy in patients with chronic disease; evaluation of therapeutic methods to improve health-related outcomes in peripheral artery disease; research focused on innovative ways to evaluate cardiorespiratory performance.

Honors and Recognition

Fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA), 2019

Fellow of the Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM), 2019

Best of SVM Science, SVM 2019 Annual Scientific Sessions, 2019

Blue Ribbon Peer Reviewer, Top reviewer award from the journal Vascular Medicine, 2017

Jacqueline M. Leaffer Prize in Cardiology, Center for Women's Health Research, 2013

Student Honoree, 33rd Annual Honors Convocation, 2008

Most Outstanding Doctoral Student, Department of Health and Physical Activity, 2008

Honorable Mention Student Research Award, National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) National Conference, 2007

Student Honoree, 32nd Annual Honors Convocation, 2007

Most Outstanding Doctoral Minority Award, Department of Health and Physical Activity, 2007

Most Outstanding Doctoral Minority Award, Department of Health and Physical Activity, 2006

Professional Memberships

Northwest Regional Chapter of ACSM, Professional Member, 2014-2018

CCTSI, Postdoctoral Member, 2009-2012

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, Postdoctoral and Student Member, 2009-2012

National Postdoctoral Association, Affiliate Member, 2009-2012

NSCA, Student and Professional

Society of Vascular Medicine, Associate Member

AHA, Postdoctoral Member; Early Career Member

University Physicians, Inc., Faculty Member

Grants and Patents

Selected Grants

Award: A community-based exercise program to improve walking ou
Principal Investigator: Mays, Ryan J
Award Dates: 2016 - 2017
Funded Amount: 57711