Leah Panek-Shirley

Leah M. Panek-Shirley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Caudell Hall 319
Phone: (716) 878-5664
Email: panekslm@buffalostate.edu

Second Office Location

Exercise Physiology Lab, Houston Gym 104
(716) 878-6831


Doctor of Philosophy Nutrition and Exercise Science
Master of Science in Nutrition

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Associate of Science in Radiation Protection Technology
College of Central Florida

Department Role

  • Health and Wellness Internship Coordinator
  • Coaching and Physical Education Internship Coordinator
  • Research Interests
  • The effects of physical and behavioral factors in diverse populations on different dimensions of health - primarily physical, mental, and social health

Main Courses

HEW 204 Personal Health
HEW 304 and 306 Exercise Physiology
HEW 401 Assessment and Evaluation in Health and Wellness
HEW 411 Critical Issues in Health and Wellness
HEW 488 Internship
HPR 488 Internship (Coaching)