Michael Danduran studied at Colorado State University for his undergraduate degree in Sports Medicine. In 1995, he earned his Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Mr. Danduran has 18 years of clinical experience within the field of pediatric cardiopulmonary exercise testing, evaluation, and prescription at both Children’s Memorial Center, Chicago, Illinois (1995-2002) and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (2002 to present), where he currently holds the position of Senior Exercise Physiologist at the Herma Heart Center. He has helped develop a center that has grown from 200 studies a year to over 1000 studies a year. He is also the director of the student internship program at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
Mr. Danduran’s areas of interests have been in pediatrics, individuals with congenital heart disease, exercise rehabilitation and prescription in chronic illness, and measures of non-invasive cardiac testing options such as near infrared spectroscopy to asses regional saturations in response to maximal work. He joined the Marquette Physical Therapy Department faculty as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor in 2004 and an Assistant Clinical Professor in 2012.