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Jill Kanaley, PhD

Jill Kanaley

Professor and Associate Chair
Nutrition & Exercise Physiology
204D Gwynn Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-2519
Vita (PDF)

Research Focus

  • Exercise endocrinology and metabolism
  • Issues related to obesity and type 2 diabetes and weight loss with diet and exercise
  • Effects of meal frequency and composition on the hormonal responses (e.g., insulin, incretin hormones, etc.) in obese individuals, and if exercise training will alter this response
  • GH responses to exercise and how they change with diet and exercise


  • Mangel Catalyst Award for project titled "Veterans in Corrections," 2015.
  • Jefferson Science Fellowship, 2015.