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Monica Taylor Named Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Program Director of Exercise Science at USciences

By Jenna Pizzi

Monica TaylorMonica Taylor, PhD, has been named assistant professor of kinesiology and program director of exercise science at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. She comes to the University after several years as an assistant professor of kinesiology and strength and conditioning coach for the women’s basketball team at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. 

Dr. Taylor’s research interests include energy expenditure and its relationship to health in the general population and energy expenditure and its relationship to performance and injury in athletes. At USciences, she will be managing the exercise science program and teaching in the kinesiology department. 

Dr. Taylor received her bachelor of science degree in kinesiology at the University of Maine and her master of science degree in clinical exercise physiology at East Stroudsburg University. She earned her doctor of philosophy degree in exercise physiology from University of Pittsburgh.  A Wilmington, Del., native, Dr. Taylor currently resides in Drexel Hill, Pa., with her husband Jason and two daughters, Maya and Zoey. 

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