Kevin R. Fontaine, PhD

Professor and Chair
kfontai1@uab.edu
Office: 
Ryals 241C
Biography: 

Kevin Fontaine is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  He is also the Antoine Lavoisier Endowed Professor of Energetics and Health Lifestyles and serves as Adjunct Faculty in the Division of Rheumatology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

His current research interests include: obesity, non-deceptive placebo responses, resistance exercise, neuro-dynamic strain in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and the effects of ketogenic diets on metabolism, inflammation and chronic disease, including cancer.

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