301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1144
Teaching Areas of Interest
Exercise physiology, cardiopulmonary physiology, clinical pathology
Pathophysiology of burn injury and the therapeutic effects of drug and rehabilitative exercise intervention on skeletal muscle metabolism
Tony Chao, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health Professions (SHP) at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). Dr. Chao received his Master of Science in Kinesiology, Clinical Exercise Physiology from Texas A&M and his Doctorate in Biomedical Science, Rehabilitation Science from the University of Texas Medical Branch.
Dr. Chao is a current member of the American Physiological Society and has extensive clinical research experience in traumatic injury. Dr. Chao is also part of the scientific staff at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Galveston.