Grady Palmer Distinguished Speaker Series
Women’s Athletics Director Emeritus, University of Tennessee Knoxville
"Sport is Life with the Volume Turned Up"
Dr. James K. Bennet
Founder, Community Health and Men’s Promotion Summit (CHAMPS)
"CHAMPS on a Mission: Improving Men's Health with Passion, Education, and Screening"
Coach Dan Reeves
Former Coach, Atlanta Falcons
"Coaching: Philosophy, Styles, and Key Elements for Success"
Dr. Catherine Palmier
CMO, Southeast Region, United Healthcare Clinical Services
"Childhood Obesity: Strategies for Supporting Kids and Families Making Healthy Choices"
Mr. Dan Horwits, J.D.
Partner, Beverly Hills Sports Council
"Sport Agent Work - What's the Deal?"
Dr. Howell Wechsler
Director, Center for Adolescent & School Health, CDC
"A Coordinated School Health Approach to Promoting School Health and Academic Achievement"
Dr. Melinda Millard-Stafford
Professor and Associate Chair, School of Applied Physiology, Georgia Institute of Technology
"The Science of Sports Drinks: A Historical Perspective"
Dr. Brad R. Humphreys
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Alberta
"What Do Economists Know About the Economic Impact of Sports Facilities?"
Dr. Lawrence F. Locke
Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
"Research on Becoming Agents of Public Health: The New Quest for Physical Educators"
Dr. Paul M. Ribisl
Professor and Chair, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University
"DIABESITY - A Looming Threat to Cardiovascular Health!"
Dr. Bernard Mullin
President and CEO, Atlanta Spirit LLC
Dr. James Morrow
Regents Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation, University of North Texas
"Are American Children and Youth Fit? It's Time We Learned"
Dr. James Gavin III
President, Morehouse School of Medicine
"The Status of Women's Health: A Look at the Present and Focus on the Future"
Dr. Alan Sack
Director of the Management, Sports Industries Program, University of New Haven
"College Athletes for Hire"
Dr. George Graham
Professor, Virginia Tech
"The Revolution in Physical Education Today: From Survival to Educational Experiences"
Dr. Barbara Bowman
Chief of the Chronic Disease Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, CDC
"Sedentary Lifestyles and the Emerging Worldwide Epidemic of Obesity and Diabetes"
Dr. David K Stotlar
Professor, University of Northern Colorado
"The Building of Sport Empires"