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Robert Rogers, MA, PhD

Assistant Dean of Curriculum & Associate Professor of Physiology

Kansas City University

Robert Rogers, MA, PhD, starting working as an Assistant Professor and OMS-1 Phase Director at Kansas City University six years ago. Currently, he is the Assistant Dean of Curriculum & Associate Professor of Physiology at Kansas City University.

Dr. Rogers is an exercise physiologist that researches molecular mechanisms that are involved in the beneficial adaptations to exercise training. His work has a special emphasis on type 2 diabetes and insulin signaling including the influence of inflammatory and anti-inflammatory molecules on the insulin signaling network. Recently, his work has expanded to investigate the influence of exercise on stress and inflammation, specifically on salivary biomarkers of stress in type 2 diabetics.

Dr. Rogers discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.

Contact: or 816-810-2015.