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Claudio  Battaglini

Claudio Battaglini

  • PhD
  • Cancer Prevention and Control

  • Associate Professor
  • UNC-Chapel Hill
  • claudio@email.unc.edu
  • 919-843-6045
  • 125 Fetzer Hall Chapel Hill, NC 27599
  • Link to CV or NIH biosketch

Area of Interest

Claudio Battaglini, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Exercise and Sport Science (Exercise Physiology Specialization) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Battaglini received his BS degree at the Catholic University of Brasilia, Brasilia-DF, Brazil (1992), his MA (1999) and PhD  from the University of Northern Colorado in 2004. Dr. Battaglini research focuses on the effects of acute and chronic exercise on physiological, psychological, and physical functioning in cancer patients. He directs the Integrative Exercise Oncology Laboratory and Co-directs the Get REAL & HEEL Breast Cancer Research Program. Over the past 10 years, Dr. Battaglini has been the recipient of 23 funded research grants and has published over 60 journal articles and abstracts and 2 book chapters related to exercise oncology. Dr. Battaglini was the recipient of the 2010 Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring presented by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Office of the Provost. Prior to Dr. Battaglini involvement in exercise oncology research, he was an international level sports coach with some of his athletes achieving World Champion,  Pan-American Champion, and Olympic Games appearances status.

Awards and Honors

  • 2010 Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Mentorship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • 2008 Member-at-Large Executive Board Nominee, The Southeast Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine, Birmingham, AL
  • 2008 Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Exercise and Sports Science, Chapel Hill, NC
  • 2007 Junior Faculty Award from the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • 2007 Robert E. Bryan Award Nominee. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • 2007 Man of The Year Nominee, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Cary, NC
  • 2006 Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Chapel Hill, NC 
  • 2005 Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Chapel Hill, NC
  • 2002 Hibino Global Understanding Award, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
  • 2000 Richard and Chris Monfort Graduate Fellowship Award for 2001, 2002, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO