Dr. Jill Kanaley is a Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology at the University of Missouri since 2009. She received her PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and postdoctoral experiences at the Mayo Clinic and the University of Virginia. She then joined the faculty of the Department of Exercise Science at Syracuse University. Dr. Kanaley has provided peer review service to NIH, serves on the Editorial Board for the Medicine in Science in Sports and Exercise, and has served on the Board of Trustees and the programming committee for the American College of Sports Medicine. She is an exercise physiologist who studies the effects of exercise/physical activity on endocrinology and metabolism. Her research focusses on glycemic control throughout the day in obese individuals with type 2 diabetes using lifestyle interventions (diet and exercise). Her research has been supported by NIH. She is a fellow of ACSM and the Obesity Society.
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Jill Kanaley serves as a senior science advisor in S/GAC. She has been involved in following the PEPFAR Combination Prevention Trials and their impact on HIV incidence and linkage to care. In addition, she is working on projects addressing non-communicable diseases (NCD) in PEPFAR countries. One project is the PEPFAR NCD project, which is in conjunction with NIH Fogerty International Center, and the other project is with AstraZeneca. In addition to supporting her colleagues in ORS, she is assisting on the DREAMS initiative.