Lab Staff

Gerald A. Smith, PhD

Gerald Smith

Director, Monfort Family Human Performance Lab

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Doctor of Philosophy, 1989 - The Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

Major Area: Biomechanics

Master of Science, 1985 - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Major Area: Biomechanics

Bachelor of Science, 1972 - Walla Walla College. Major: Physics

Teaching Certification, 1975 (secondary science/math)

Dr. Michael ReederDr. Michael T. Reeder, DO


Office: MC119


Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1988

Bachelor of Science (Biology), Youngstown State University, 1984

Carmine Grieco, PhD, CSCS

Carmine Grieco , PhD, CSCS


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PhD, Education (Human Movement Sciences), May 2012 / Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

MS, Exercise Science, August 2008 / Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

BS, Exercise Science, May 1996 / University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Brent Alumbaugh, MS

Brent Alumbaugh


Office: MC117


MS, University of New Mexico, Exercise Physiology

BA, Mesa State College, Exercise Science


Mr. Alumbaugh is the Clinical Coordinator/Physiologist for the Monfort Family Human Performance Research Laboratory and a part-time instructor for the Department of Kinesiology. He first attended Iowa State University and eventually took his bachelor's degree in exercise science from Mesa State College. After taking his bachelor's degree, Mr. Alumbaugh attended the University of New Mexico as a graduate assistant in the Department of Education, where he ultimately took his Master of Science degree in Physical Education. Throughout his educational tenure, Mr. Alumbaugh proudly served in the Colorado Army National Guard as a medic and physical training non-commissioned officer.


Gig Leadbetter, PhD

Kinesiology Professor

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