Davis, J. Mark

Instructor

J. Mark Davis is Professor of Exercise Science and Director of the Exercise Biochemistry Laboratory at the University of South Carolina. His research interests include the physiological mechanisms of central nervous system and muscular fatigue, exercise immunology, and the effects of nutrition and exercise on immune function and susceptibility to infection and cancer.

Biographical Profile

College
Arnold School of Public Health
Department
Exercise Science

Interest Background

Do you include students in your research?
None
Institutional Focus Areas
Health Sciences
Personal Focus Areas
Applied Physiology, Sports Nutrition, Effects of nutrition and exercise on mental and physical performance during intense exercise and tra

Professional Preparation(Education & Training)

Dates Institution Location Degree Field of Study
1982 Purdue University West Lafayette, Indiana PhD Exercise Physiology/Neuroendocrinology
1976 Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, California BS Physical Education/Biology

Positions & Appointments

Dates Description Institution/Entity
1981 - 1982 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, New York, New York
1982 - 1988 Assistant Professor, Director of the Exercise Biochemistry Lab, Department of Exercise Science, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina
1989 - 1994 Associate Professor, Director of the Exercise Biochemistry Lab, Department of Exercise Science, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina
1994 Professor, Director of the Exercise Biochemistry Lab, Department of Exercise Science, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina
2000 Director of Graduate Programs and Research, Director of the Exercise Biochemistry Lab, Department of Exercise Science, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina

Recognition Awards, Honors, & Fellowships

Dates Type Description Foundation/Entity
1988 Award Executive Board, American College of Sports Medicine, Southeast Region
1992 Award President, American College of Sports Medicine, Southeast Region
1997 Award Regional Chapters Representative, American College of Sports Medicine
1997 Award Research Review Committee, American College of Sports Medicine
2009 Award USC Educational Foundation Research Award for Health Sciences University of South Carolina
Award Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine
Award Board of Trustees Nominee American College of Sports Medicine
Award Henry Montoye Scholar Award, American College of Sports Medicine, Regional Chapter
Award Outstanding Research Award, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina
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