Paula E. Papanek, Ph.D., MPT, ATC/L, FACSM
Paula E. Papanek, Ph.D., M.P.T., ATC/L, FACSM

Associate Professor, Program Director, Exercise Science Degree Program
Department of Physical Therapy
Cramer Hall 215
(414) 288-5069

As the founding director of the Program of Exercise Science in the Department of Physical Therapy at Marquette University, Dr. Papanek has been teaching and training exercise physiologists for over 10 years. Her graduate work and post-doctoral studies were in animal models of hypertension. Dr. Papanek maintains active collaborations with the Cardiovascular Center and the Department of Physiology at MCW with an overall interest in disease prevention and wellness in human populations. Over the last 5 years she has been involved in community initiatives directed at exercise and wellness in both geriatric and youth populations.

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Marquette University Program in Physical Therapy
Schroeder Complex, 346
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
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