Tim Church, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., is a professor and director of the Preventive Medicine Research Laboratory at Pennington Biomedical Research Center at Louisiana State University where he promotes healthy living through research and education in nutrition and exercise biology. In addition Dr. Church serves as the Chief Medical Officer of ACAP Health Consulting,
Church has received numerous awards for his research in preventative health and is frequently used as an expert source for preventative health stories with major national media outlets. As a consultant to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee, Church contributed to their national report published in 2008. He has also authored more than 200 research articles and co-authored, “Move Yourself, A Guide to All Healing Benefits of Exercise (Even a Little!)”.
After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Animal Physiology from UC Davis, Church received his Medical Doctorate and Ph.D. from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, La. During his preventive medicine residency training, he also obtained a master’s degree in Public Health.