Lucas Carr

Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies - Exercise Science, Health Promotion, & Health Studies
Director, Community Health Collaborative


  • Physical activity promotion
  • Sedentary behaviors
  • Interventions

Courses taught

  • HHP:3050 Obesity: Causes, Consequences, Prevention, and Treatment
  • HHP:6030 Physical Activity & Dietary Behavior Change
  • HHP:6500 Seminar in Health Promotion

Educational/research/service interests

The mission of my research lab is to identify and test solutions that increase physical activity among at risk populations. The mission of the Community Health Collaborative is to provide health services to our community while preparing future health leaders. I spend my time advancing both of these agendas with ultimate goal of improving the health and well-being of our community.


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Research areas
  • Health promotion
  • Health studies
  • Exercise science
Portrait of Lucas Carr
PhD, Physiology, University of Wyoming

115E Iowa Bioscience Innovation Facility (IBIF)
115 S. Grand Ave.
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

Community Health Collaborative

115 Iowa Bioscience Innovation Facility (IBIF)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

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