James H. Rimmer – Principle Investigator
Dr. James Rimmer is the principle investigator of the M2M project. Dr. Rimmer is responsible for ongoing management, intervention monitoring. He is a professor in the School of Health Professions at UAB and Lakeshore Endowed Chair in Health Promotion and Rehabilitation Sciences, and Director of Research at Lakeshore Foundation, which is the performance site for all testing and intervention delivery of the M2M project. He also has an adjunct appointment in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is a senior scientist in the Center for Exercise Medicine at UAB. He is the PI and Director of the CDC National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD, www.nchpad.org). He is a trained exercise physiologist/adapted physical activity specialist with prior and current studies on barriers to physical activity, resistance and aerobic exerise, physical function, and obesity in adults with physical disabilities.