Research Professor
Department of Epidemiology
Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Kelly Evenson is a Research Professor who specializes in physical activity epidemiology.  She has collaborated or led many studies on physical activity and sedentary behavior, and has authored or coauthored more than 250 peer-reviewed articles.  She is a fellow with the American College of Sports Medicine and served for three years as an Associate Editor.  She currently serves on the Editorial Board for several journals including Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, Journal of Physical Activity and Health, and the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.  Dr. Evenson participated in the inaugural 2014 class as a RTI University Scholar. 

Dr. Evenson holds a master’s degree in exercise physiology from the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse and a doctorate in epidemiology from UNC.