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Dr. Lyndon Joseph
Title: Health Scientist Administrator
Office(s): Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology (DGCG)
Phone Number: 301-496-6761
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Lyndon Joseph, Ph.D, an Exercise Physiologist, is a Program Officer at the National Institute on Aging’s Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology. Before joining the NIA team, Dr. Joseph was an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine at the University of Maryland Baltimore with a joint Research Fellow appointment in the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) at The Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Joseph received his doctorate degree in Physiology (Interdisciplinary) from The Pennsylvania State University, Master’s degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology from Northeastern University, and bachelor’s degree in Biology from St. John Fisher College. He completed his Post-doctoral Fellowship at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine in the Division of Gerontology and his Cardiac Rehabilitation internship at Boston University Medical Center.

Research Interests/Portfolio

  • Musculoskeletal conditions, physical function, and disability
  • Physical activity/exercise in older adults
  • Anabolic agents (including testosterone)
  • Frailty
  • Falls and fractures
  • Obesity, metabolism, nutrition, and diabetes

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