Staff

The Lifetime Fitness Program is currently managed by Director Dr. Ken Wilund and graduate coordinators in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, as well as a dedicated team of undergraduate exercise leaders.

DIRECTOR

Kenneth Wilund, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
College of Applied Health Sciences
Phone: 217.265.6755
Fax: 217.244.7322
Email: kwilund@illinois.edu
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Professor Wilund’s area of interest is exercise science. The focus of his research is to investigate the efficacy of lifestyle modifications (exercise and dietary factors) on co-morbidities associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

 GRADUATE COORDINATORS

Alexis King, MS

PhD Student; Renal & Cardiovascular Disease Research Lab                

Hello everyone! My name is Alexis and I am excited for a great year with you all as we kick off my fourth year with LFP. I am a Ph.D. student in Dr. Wilund’s Renal & Cardiovascular Disease Research Lab. My research aim is to promote physical activity to enhance the quality of life and wellness in patients diagnosed with chronic kidney disease.

Ashley Morgan
Master’s Student;
Renal & Cardiovascular Disease Research Lab

Hello everyone! My name is Ashley, and I am a first-year master’s student in Dr. Wilund’s Renal & Cardiovascular Disease Research Lab at UIUC. My research looks at the effect that exercise has on patients with chronic kidney disease. I am so excited for my first year as a graduate coordinator with LFP! I am originally from Hoopeston, and completed my bachelor’s at Indiana State University, so am thrilled to continue my education here!