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Dr. Lyons Receives Aging Professorship

Jan 14, 2020, 09:24 AM by Sealy Center on Aging
Congratulations to Elizabeth J. Lyons, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition & Metabolism, School of Health Professions on new professorship, the Grace Bucksch Gnitzinger Distinguished Professorship in Aging. Lyons Aging Professorship

Dr. Lyons is a fellow at the Sealy Center on Aging and leader in training at the UTMB Pepper Center. She is also a behavioral researcher with an interest in creating interventions to improve cancer prevention and control by changing weight-related behaviors. She is particularly interested in using technology to increase motivation for physical activity among sedentary older adults and breast cancer survivors.