Amanda Alise Price

Position: Assistant Professor Department: Exercise Physiology

Contact Info

Office: Anderson 144 B Phone: 336-750-8285

Biography

Dr. Amanda Alise Price is an Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology at Winston-Salem State University, an Affiliated Research Scientist with Gramercy Research Group, and a Health Equity Research Opportunity Fellow alumna of the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of the Translational Science Institute, both at Wake Forest School of Medicine. She is a North Carolina native who attended the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL for all of her education, going straight from her undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Science in Education: Exercise Physiology) to her doctoral studies (Doctor of Philosophy: Exercise Physiology with a concentration in Statistics). Her academic career is centered on the prevention and treatment of obesity and its related diseases, with a focus on eliminating health disparities and promoting health equity. She is especially passionate about developing and contributing to programs that teach those in the period of emerging adulthood (18-25 years old) realistic and sustainable ways to maintain a healthy weight and adopt healthy lifestyles. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, cycling and competing in triathlons. When she isn’t training, you can find her watching college sports, shopping, or playing with her cocker spaniel, Dr. Pepper.

Educational Background

  • PhD in Exercise Physiology (Statistics), 2013, University of Miami
  • BSEd in Exercise Physiology, 2010, University of Miami

Research and Project Interests

  • Physical activity, nutrition, and healthy behavior promotion for the prevention and treatment of obesity and chronic diseases
  • Examination of the barriers to and facilitators for the adoption of healthy lifestyle behaviors
  • Health disparities and health equity research
  • Assessment of physiological variables and chronic disease risk factors