Mark D Peterson

Mark D Peterson

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical School
Ph.D., Physical Activity, Nutrition & Wellness, Arizona State University

mdpeterz@umich.edu

Dr. Peterson’s background is in physical activity and rehabilitation science with an interest in factors that influence health and life expectancy in persons with and without disabilities. His specific research interests have been devoted to physical activity epidemiology and behavioral interventions for the treatment/prevention of obesity and related cardiometabolic diseases, frailty, functional motor declines, cognitive health, and early mortality.