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Amanda E. Paluch, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amanda Paluch, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr. Paluch is a physical activity epidemiologist and kinesiologist with a focus on advancing the measurement of physical activity. She has expertise in applying physical activity and fitness measurement in the setting of observational epidemiologic studies or as a tool for interventions. Dr. Paluch’s research focuses on developing wearable sensor technologies targeting populations at high risk or at early stages of chronic disease with a long term goal to reduce the burden of chronic diseases through technology-assisted physical activity interventions that can be disseminated through clinicians and/or population level efforts.