Heather O. Chambliss, PhD, FACSM - Exercise Science


Dr. Heather Chambliss reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Her areas of interest are exercise science, mental health, and obesity. Dr. Chambliss is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and serves as a Research and Educational Consultant for several organizations including The Cooper Institute. She is also part of the Adjunct Faculty at the University of Mississippi.

Education and Training

MA: Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, 1995

PhD: University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 2000

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: The Cooper Institute, Dallas, Texas, 2002

Academic Appointments

University of Memphis, Department of Health and Sport Sciences, Memphis, TN:

  • Instructor, 2009-present
  • Adjunct Graduate Faculty, 2004-2007

Adjunct Faculty, Kaplan University School of Health Sciences, 2009-present

The Cooper Institute, Dallas, TX:

  • Collaborating Scientist and Consultant, Division of Research, 2004-present
  • Research Scientist, Centers for Integrated Health Research, 2002-2004
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Division of Research, 2000-2002

Adjunct Faculty, University of Mississippi Department of Health, Exercise Scientist and Recreation Management, 2004-2008

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Georgia Department of Exercise Science, 1996-2000

Louisiana Tech University, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ruston, LA:

  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, 1995-1996
  • Graduate Departmental Assistant, 1993-1995

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

Current as of: August 23, 2013

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