Advisory Board

The October 15, 2015 meeting of the Department of Kinesiology Advisory Board

The April 22, 2016 meeting of the Department of Kinesiology Advisory Board

The October 27, 2016 meeting of the Department of Kinesiology Advisory Board

Department Mission and Vision

The mission of the Department of Kinesiology is to prepare aspiring professionals and emerging scholars, conduct and disseminate research, and provide service in the areas of physical activity, exercise, and sport.

Our vision is to achieve national recognition as a premier program for research production, student development, and the promotion of physical activity, health, and sport.

Advisory Board Members

Robert Wildman Ph.D., RD, LD, FISSN
Chief Science Officer
Senior VP for Research & Development
Dymatize Nutrition
214-445-4839 (o) 972-415-8689 (c)

Eric Knox, OTR/L
T. K. Martin Center
Mississippi State University

Dr. Ashley W. Myers, PT
Rush Foundation Hospital
Outpatient Pediatric Physical Therapist
1314 19th Avenue
Meridian, MS 39301

Robert A. Leach, D.C., M.S., C.H.E.S.
214 Russell St
Starkville, MS 39759

Javaris Purnell
Senior Clinical Exercise Physiology Student
Mississippi State University

Frank Chiles
Owner, State Farm Insurance Agency
Starkville, MS

Ben Downs
Graduate Sport Administration Student
Mississippi State University

Holly Schaefer
Physical Educator and Coach
Starkville School District, Ret.

Amanda (Mandy) Conrad, R.D.
Registered Dietitian
Health Education and Wellness
Longest Student Health Center
Mississippi State University
662.325.7545 or 662.325.2141

Bo Bounds, M.S.
Host, Out of Bounds Radio Show
ESPN The Zone 105.9
Jackson, MS

Katherine (Katie) Anthony, R.N.
Oktibbeha County Hospital
Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
Starkville, MS
662.615.2625 (W), 662-213-5988 (C)

Jim Hemphill, Ed.D.
Owner/President, The Victor Group, Inc.
Starkville, MS

Kevin Randall, PT
Columbus Orthopedic

Cynthia (Cindy) Orrick, M.S.
Retired Fitness Professional
West Point, MS

Donovan Horn, Ph.D.
Retired former Kinesiology Department Head
Starkville, MS

Leonard Kight
Retired Colonel, U.S. Air Force
Columbus, MS