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Matthew P. Buman

Associate Professor, Nutrition and Health Promotion


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  • Postdoc - Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, 2011
    NIH T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Stanford Prevention Research Center
  • PhD - University of Florida, FL, 2008
    Applied Physiology & Kinesiology
  • Graduate Certificate - University of Florida, FL, 2008
    Public Health, concentration in Social and Behavioral Science
  • MS - Springfield College, MA, 2004
    Counseling Psychology, concentration in Athletic Counseling
  • BS - University of Utah, UT, 2002
    Exercise and Sport Science

Research Interests

My research interests reflect the dynamic interplay of behaviors across the 24 hours: sleep, sedentary behavior, and physical activity, and collectively how these behaviors can be harnessed for health promotion. My work focuses on the measurement of these behaviors using objective methods, interventions that singly or in combination target these behaviors, and the environments in which we live, work, and play that impact these behaviors.

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