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Colleen Munoz

Colleen X. Muñoz, PhD
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences
  • PhD, University of Connecticut
  • MS, California State University, Fullerton
  • BS, California State University, Fullerton

860.768.4368
cmunoz@hartford.edu
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Colleen Munoz

TEACHING FOCUS

Colleen Muñoz teaches upper-level courses on a variety of physiological and pathological conditions, including Principles of Exercise Science, Cardiovascular Disease, and Introduction to Human Pathology. Her teaching implements lecture, group activity, and writing-based techniques, and she strives to familiarize students with recent and novel scientific advancements.


PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

Muñoz publishes laboratory and field-based research in the areas of nutrition, exercise, and stress physiology, and she presents her work at regional, national and international conferences. Her most recent work explored applied genetic and molecular biology of dehydration and cellular stress, as well as more applied topics such as water intake and mood state in young and older adults. She is continuing this work with undergraduate Health Science students who not only accumulate skills in research practices but also in interpersonal communication through subject interaction and scientific presentation at regional conferences. Muñoz serves the scientific community through committee work at the institutional, regional and national levels.