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Dr. Laura Newsome


Laura completed her doctorate at Virginia Tech in the area of Clinical Exercise Physiology. Her dissertation research was in the area of examining the genetic predispositions to chronic diseases such as sleep apnea, and cardiovascular disease. She has received her bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo, in Canada and her Masters degree in Exercise Physiology from Wake Forest University with a focus in cardiopulmonary health and rehabilitation. Laura is a certified Clinical Exercise Specialist by American College of Sport Medicine and has worked as a clinical cardiopulmonary therapist at Cape Fear Valley Health System in Fayetteville, NC for 3 years. Currently, she is teaching Exercise Physiology (ESHE 392) and Assessment and Prescription in (ESHE 396).

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