Jeffrey McCubbin, PhD biography

Jeffrey McCubbin, PhD is Professor and Associate Dean of research and graduate studies in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU). He has been active in advocating and researching the importance of exercise and physical activity for people with disabilities. He directs the nationally recognized graduate program in Movement Studies in Disability. This program is funded by the US Department of Education and provides training opportunities to approximately 12 graduate students. Affiliated with the graduate program are two community-based programs for persons with disabilities: IMPACT (Individualized Movement and Physical Activity for Children Today), a program that provides an educational opportunity for approximately 85 children in the Corvallis community, and an exercise program for adults with multiple sclerosis. Dr. McCubbin has published extensively and presented his research internationally.