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Center for Recovery, Physical Activity & Nutrition (CeRPAN)

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Dept. of Nutrition & Metabolism
School of Health Professions
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1124

O: SHP 2.250N
P: 409-772-2578
F: 409-772-2577

Nutrition and Metabolism Faculty

Dr. Elizabeth Lyons

Elizabeth Jane Lyons, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor

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Contact Information

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1124

P: 409-772-2575

Teaching Interests

Weight management

Research Interests

Physical activity interventions, cancer survivorship, technology, video games, mobile devices


Elizabeth Lyons, PhD, MPH is a behavioral researcher with an interest in creating interventions to improve cancer prevention and control by changing weight-related behaviors. She is particularly interested in using technology to increase motivation for physical activity among sedentary older adults and breast cancer survivors.

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