Megan Rosa-Caldwell

Harvard Medical School

Dr. Megan Rosa-Caldwell graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science and Chemistry from Baker University in 2014. Dr. Rosa-Caldwell then attended the University of Arkansas, graduating with a Masters in Kinesiology in 2016 and a PhD in Kinesiology in 2020. Currently, Dr. Rosa-Caldwell is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Rosa-Caldwell’s research investigates musculoskeletal alterations across muscle pathologies and potential sex differences in response to muscle pathologies. She is currently the PI on NASA Research Opportunities in Space Biology Post-Doctoral Fellowship, investigating how biological sex may influence musculoskeletal alterations during exposure to micro- and partial-gravity environments. This project will help optimize astronaut health and performance for future missions to the Moon and Mars.

Dr. Rosa-Caldwell currently has over 25 publications in the field of muscle biology and is an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine and American Physiological Society.

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Symposium: New advances in understanding mitochondrial adaptations to exercise

Point Sainte-Anne D

Thursday, November 3, 2022 @ 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM