Jonathan N. Myers

VA Palo Alto Health Care System, USA

Jonathan Myers works as a Health Research Scientist at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, where he directs the Exercise Research Laboratory and has worked since 1992. He serves as a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Stanford University and as a Consultant to the Stanford Sports Medicine Program. He is the recipient of the Senior Research Career Scientist Award through the Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development Program (VA RR&D). His 30-year body of research has focused on clinical applications of exercise testing and training in patients with chronic heart failure, physical activity, and cardiovascular health, the epidemiology of exercise test responses, and physical activity patterns. He presently serves as a Principal Investigator on projects funded by the National Institutes of Health and the VA RR&D. He earned his B.S. degree from the University of California in 1980, his M.A. degree from San Diego State University in 1982, and his PhD degree from the University of Southern California in 1991. He is a Former Board Member of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), a Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, a recipient of the Michael L. Pollock Established Investigator Award through the AACVPR, and a Fellow of the AACVPR, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the American College of Cardiology (ACC), and the American Heart Association (AHA). He has published more than 400 papers and 40 book chapters. He has (co)authored guidelines on exercise testing, training, and related topics for organizations including the AHA, ACSM, American Thoracic Society, and the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation.

Biography Updated on 2 February 2014

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