Physical activity and yoga research for obesity and chronic disease prevention and treatment;
Asst. Prof. Herpreet Thind has degrees in clinical medicine and public health. Her research interests include health behavior change interventions for obesity and chronic diseases including diabetes. She has been involved in various funded research projects and currently serves as a Co-Investigator on a NIH/NCCIH-funded project to examine the feasibility of yoga for adults with type 2 diabetes. She has received several awards and scholarships including the Graduate School Fellowship, Isaac Capilouto Scholarship, and the Student Assembly Scholarship from the American Public Health Association. She is an inducted member of the Delta Omega National Public Health Honor Society.