Connie J. Rogers

Biography:

Connie Rogers is an Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences and Physiology and Associate Director of the Huck Institutes for the Life Sciences. Her research focuses on the role of changes in energy balance and related nutritional factors on inflammation and various aspects of health using both animal models and human subjects. Dr. Rogers’ recent work examines the role of exercise in breast cancer prevention, as well as the effects of obesity and probiotic consumption on immune function and gut health. As the Huck Institutes Liaison, Connie channels the perspective of the life sciences on campus and beyond.