Hunter S. Waldman

Assistant Professor, Exercise Science

       Hunter S. Waldman


Hunter Waldman Ph.D., CSCS*D is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of North Alabama. He obtained his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from Mississippi State University with a concentration emphasis in Nutrition. Hunter is a former sweat scientist with Gatorade Sports Science Institute and is an active researcher in the Department of Kinesiology, focusing on mitigating cardiometabolic diseases in high-stress occupations (i.e. firefighters, police, military, and first responders) through nutrition and dietary supplement modifications. Additionally, Hunter serves as the Director of the Exercise Biochemistry Laboratory in the Department of Kinesiology. Hunter and his wife, Erica Waldman, have been together for 10 years and currently reside in Florence, Alabama with plans to adopt their first child in the near future.

Research Interests

  • Nutrition
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Cardiometabolic Diseases
  • Inflammation
  • Oxidative Stress


  •   Kinesiology - Exercise Science (PhD)
    Mississippi State University
  •   Exercise Science - Exercise Science (MS)
    University of North Alabama
  •   Fitness Management - Exercise Science (BS)
    University of North Alabama

Selected Intellectual Contributions