Dr. Arthur Weltman, the 2019-2021 Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Virginia, is professor and founding chair of the department of kinesiology. He is also professor of medicine and founding director of the Exercise Physiology Core Laboratory (EPCL), the first general clinical research center EPCL founded in 1990. His research focuses on the effects of exercise on clinical outcomes and examines how intensity of exercise affects evidenced-based outcome measures. He has published more than 245 papers in refereed journals and been funded continuously by the National Institute of Health (NIH) as an investigator/co-investigator since 1986.
Dr. Weltman is a former intercollegiate athlete who serves as an exercise physiology advisor for the department of athletics (since 1990), as well as for a number of professional teams. He earned his baccalaureate degree from Queens College of the City University of New York, and his doctoral degree in kinesiology/exercise physiology from the University of Michigan.
A. Weltman nomination packet