wisconsin physical activity epidemiology lab

Connecting the dots between physical activity, sedentary behavior, and chronic disease risk

  1. Lisa Cadmus-Bertram, Ph.D.
    Lisa Cadmus-Bertram, Ph.D.

Lisa is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control program at the UW Carbone Cancer Center.
She holds a joint Ph.D. in Epidemiology and Psychology from Yale University and has
14 years of research experience in energetics and cancer. Areas of special interest include physical activity and sedentary behavior, mobile technologies to promote health, rural health, and the integration of health behavior promotion with clinical care. 

  1. Current Projects
    Here's what we're working on now! (Includes both primary data collection and analysis of existing datasets)
  2. People
    Meet our current lab members. (Our CVs are also available here.)
  3. Research Overview
    Click here for a general overview of the research areas we study.
  4. Papers
    View and download our peer-reviewed publications and book chapters
  1. Contact
    Get in touch with us!
  2. Links
    Useful links to my department, school, cancer center, local cancer support groups, and national organizations
  3. News
    Learn about updates and progress from the Physical Activity Epidemiology Lab members.
  4. Prospective Students
    Information for prospective graduate students and for undergraduates seeking research experience.
We Americans always find the will to change when change is needed. I believe we can team up to create a new physical activity movement in this country. In doing so, we will save precious resources, precious futures, and precious lives. The time for action - and activity - is now.
~ Donna E. Shalala, 1999
(Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health)