About Us

Robert Ross

Scientific Training


Bachelor of Education (Physical Education), McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1978

Master of Science (Exercise Physiology), Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1988

Ph.D. (Exercise Physiology), Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1992


Current and Past Positions


Director, Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 2006-

Queen’s University Research Chair, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 2005-

Professor, Queen's University, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 2003-

Professor, Queen’s University, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism (cross-appointment), Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 2003- 

Visiting Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Faculty of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, 1998-1999  
 
Associate Professor, Queen's University, School of Physical & Health Education, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1997-2003
 
Associate Professor, Queen's University, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism (cross-appointment), Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1997-2003 
 
Assistant Professor, Queen's University, School of Physical & Health Education, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1991-1997


Publications and Book Chapters


Publications: 98

Book chapters: 13


Awards and Distinctions


Undergraduate Teaching Award, Queen’s University, 2001-2002  

Young Scientist Award, Canadian Society for Nutritional Sciences, 1999
 
Premier’s Research Excellence Award Ontario (PREA), 1999

Post Doctoral Fellowship (FRSQ, declined), 1991-1992                                     

Doctoral Scholarship (Fonds FCAR), 1989-1990


Professional Associations


President - Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, 2005-           
                              
President Elect - Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, 2004-2005

Member - Canadian Society for Nutritional Sciences, 1999-

Member - Canadian Federation of Biological Sciences, 1998-

Chairman - Ontario Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, 1997-2001

Vice-President - Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, 1997-2001

Vice Chairman - Ontario Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, 1996-1997

Member - North American Association for the Study of Obesity, 1993-

Member - American College of Sports Medicine, 1992-

Member - Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, 1987-