August 5, 2013— Robert Confessore has been hired as a clinical associate professor in the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Department of Health and Human Performance. Confessore will teach in the undergraduate and recently created graduate program in clinical exercise physiology.
Prior to joining UW-River Falls, Confessore served as the lead exercise physiologist for the University of Chicago Medicine Program of Personalized Health & Prevention. Confessore holds a Ph.D. in kinesiology/ exercise science from the University of Maryland, College Park.
The new Master of Science degree in clinical exercise physiology was launched in spring 2013. The goal of the program is to prepare individuals to provide a variety of health maintenance and rehabilitative care in the treatment of an expanding list of chronic diseases and disabling conditions. The degree program was created in response to emerging recognition of the importance of physical activity and health among an aging population, and in the growing appreciation of skills of trained clinical professionals. Graduates will be qualified for advanced career opportunities in university, corporate, commercial, hospital and community settings. Key features of the program include:
For more information, visit http://go.uwrf.edu/ms-cep or contact Joseph O'Kroy, graduate program coordinator in the Department of Health and Human Performance, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-425-0626.