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Arnold School of Public Health

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Katie Hirsch, PhD, EP-C, CISSN

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Exercise Science
Arnold School of Public Health
Phone: 803-576-8396
Office: Public Health Research Center, Office 216D
Resources: Google Scholar
Katie Hirsch

Research and Teaching Interests

Dr. Katie Hirsch is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise Science at the University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health. Her research focuses on the effects of exercise and nutrition on body composition, muscle and protein metabolism, cardiometabolic health, and performance, with a focus on sex differences and women's health across the lifespan. Dr. Hirsch completed postdoctoral research training in the Center for Translational Research in Aging & Longevity at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She completed her PhD in Human Movement Science and MA in Exercise Physiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and BS in Exercise Science at Truman State University. She is a Certified Exercise Physiologist with the American College of Sports Medicine and Certified Sports Nutritionist with the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

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