Dr. Devin Laurent is an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science. He earned his B.S.
and M.A. at Central Michigan University in Exercise Science with a specialization
in cardiac rehabilitation and exercise physiology. He earned his Ph.D. at The Ohio
State University in Exercise Physiology with a specialization in health behavior and
health promotion. He primarily works with children and adolescents to promote healthy
lifestyle behaviors and to educate youth populations about ways to improve cardiovascular
Dr. Laurent’s research interests include designing health behavior interventions to
promote physical activity and self-regulatory skills among youth and adult populations.
He has additional research experience in examining the impact of exercise behavior
programs with individuals in various special populations. This includes patients in
enrolled in cardiac rehabilitation and individuals diagnosed with metabolic disease
such as Type I and Type II diabetes mellitus.
Dr. Laurent joined the faculty at Ohio Dominican University in the Fall of 2021. His
primary teaching interests involve human anatomy, human physiology, clinical exercise
physiology, biomechanics and behavioral health.