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Shannon Lennon-Edwards (Ph.D., R.D., University of Florida)



Assistant Professor
Behavioral Health & Nutrition
315 McDowell Hall 

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Aging
  • Oxidative Stress
  • Nutritional Interventions
  • Exercise

Mentoring In

  •  Applied/Exercise Physiol


  • Ph.D., University of Florida, 2003
  • M.S., University of Connecticut, 1997
  • B.S., University of Connecticut, 1993

Honors & Awards

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship from National Institutes of Health Training Grant to the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2003 – 2005
  • Young Investigator Recognition Award, Environmental and Exercise Physiology, The American Physiological Society, 2003
  • Herman W. Schnell Graduate Student Award, College of Health and Human Performance, University of Florida, 2001-2002
  • American College of Sports Medicine Student Scholarship, American College of Sports Medicine, 2000-2001
  • Bristol-Meyers Squibb Student Scholarship, American Dietetic Association, 2000-2001
  • Gatorade Sports Science Exchange Student Scholarship, American Dietetic Association, 1998-1999
  • Polly Fitz Scholarship, American Dietetic Association, 1996-1997