Eric Snyder, PhD

Associate Professor, Exercise Physiology
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School of Kinesiology

Cooke Hall Room 217

Eric M. Snyder, Ph.D., received his BS in Health Promotion and Wellness from Missouri Southern State University, his M.S. in Human Performance from the University of Wisconsin at La-Crosse, and his Ph.D. in Exercise Science from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Snyder completed his Ph.D. work while at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota where he was funded by the American Heart Association as a Pre-Doctoral Fellow to study genetic variation of the beta-2 adrenergic receptor and lung fluid balance under the mentorship of Dr. Bruce Johnson. Dr. Snyder completed his first Post-Doctoral fellowship, also funded by the American Heart Association, under the guidance of Dr. Bruce Johnson to explore the effect of common genetic variants of the beta-2 adrenergic receptor on lung fluid balance in patients with heart failure. Dr. Snyder completed a second Post-Doctoral Fellowship at he Mayo Clinic in Nephrology and Hypertension under the guidance of Dr. Stephen Turner. Following his Training, Dr. Snyder moved to the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy where he ran the Clinical Research Laboratory for the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science. Dr. Snyder’s laboratory is currently funding by the NIH (R01 HL108962-01, “Gene-by-Gene Interactions and Lung Fluid Balance in Patients with Heart Failure”) and several industry sources.

University of Minnesota
Doctor of Philosophy 2001-2005
Major: Exercise Physiology

University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
Masters of Science 2000-2001
Major: Exercise Science

Missouri Southern State University
Bachelor of Science 1996-2000
Major: Health Promotion and Wellness
Minors: Athletic Training, Management, Coaching
Curriculum Vitae [PDF]