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Dr. Doug Paddon-Jones Appointed as Distinguished Professor

Dr. Doug Paddon-Jones

Congratulations to Dr. Doug Paddon-Jones, PhD for his recent appointment to the Sheridan Lorenz Distinguished Professorship in Aging and Health by the Sealy Center on Aging.

Dr. Paddon-Jones has been a UTMB faculty member since 2003 and is a professor with the SHP Nutrition and Metabolism department, director of the Physical Activity and Functional Recovery Translational Research Lab for the Center for Recovery, Physical Activity and Nutrition (CeRPAN), and Sealy Center on Aging Senior Fellow.

His research activities focus on the regulation of muscle metabolism, mass, and function in healthy and at-risk populations. In 2016, Dr. Paddon-Jones has been quoted by TIME magazine, MSN Lifestyle, Men's Health magazine, and others about protein consumption and deficiency.