Kevin Heffernan Receives NAAS Award

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Kevin Heffernan (right) at the North American Artery Society meeting with Wilmer Nichols, a leader in the field of vascular function.

Congratulations! Exercise Science Assistant Professor Kevin Heffernan received the Young Investigator Award  at the annual meeting of the North American Artery Society  in Chicago in early September 2013.

Heffernan’s research examines the interaction of diet, nutritional supplementation and exercise (with an emphasis on resistance exercise) on vascular function in health, disease and disability throughout the human lifespan