Talk by Barry Franklin titled, "Exercise is Medicine: The Underfilled Prescription"

Nov 3rd, 11:15am-Noon: Pereira Hall, room 140

Moderator: Silvie Grote, M.A., M.S., ACSM-RCEP  Visiting Professor, Department of Health and Human Sciences


Barry A. Franklin, Ph.D., is director of Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI. He holds professorial appointments at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and Wayne State University, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine. During his tenure at William Beaumont Hospital since 1985, the cardiac rehabilitation program and stress testing laboratories have achieved national and international recognition in the treatment and evaluation of coronary artery disease. He served as president of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (1989-1990) and of the American College of Sports Medicine (1999-2000). He is a past editor in chief of the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and currently holds formal editorial board appointments with 15 other scientific and clinical journals. Dr. Franklin has written or edited more than 500 scientific and clinical publications, including 27 books. Since 1976, he has given over 1000 invited presentations to state, national and international, medical and lay audiences.