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Steven J. Prior, PhD

Academic Title:

Adjunct Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:


Education and Training

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Gerontology, 2008 - University of Maryland School of Medicine

PhD, Kinesiology, 2005 - University of Maryland College Park

MA, Sport and Exercise Science, 2001 - Ohio State University

BS, Sports Medicine, 1999 - University of Pittsburgh


The research in Dr. Prior's laboratory is focused on conducting translational exercise intervention studies to determine mechanisms by which the risk for aging-associated vascular and functional impairments may be reduced in older adults. He has extensive experience in implementing exercise training interventions in older and elderly adults with a variety of cardiometabolic disorders and studying molecular, cellular, tissue, and whole-body contributors to these disorders.