Position: Assistant Professor of HPSS
Campus Phone: 865-471-3302
Campus Box: 71897
Dr. Michael Shipe is an assistant professor and program coordinator of Exercise Science. His teaching responsibilities include the following: Introduction to Exercise Science, Exercise Testing and Prescription for General and Special Populations, Dynamics of Strength Training, Physical Activity Epidemiology and Contemporary Research Issues in Exercise Science. In addition, he serves as the Chair of the Wellness Steeple which promotes and encourages the faculty, staff and students at Carson Newman to pursue more healthy lifestyle choices.
He received his B.S., M.S., Ph.D. in Exercise Science from the University of Tennessee. A current member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and a registered clinical exercise physiologist, he works and speaks in the Knoxville community regarding effective exercise strategies to manage chronic diseases. Prior to Carson Newman he worked for Blount Memorial Hospital as the assistant director of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and the fitness director of the Wellness Center.