Cemal Ozemek

Cemal Ozemek

Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy

Director—Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, PT Faculty Practice

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1640 W. Roosevelt Rd., 308A DHSP

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By appointment


Dr. Cemal Ozemek is a clinical assistant professor who is the director of the cardiac rehabilitation program in the Physical Therapy Faculty Practice. He received a BS in exercise biology from the University of California-Davis, MS in health and exercise xcience from Wake Forest University, PhD from the Human Performance Lab at Ball State University in clinical exercise physiology, and completed his postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Dr. Ozemek's research interests focus on studying the effects of physical activity and exercise on cardiac and vascular function in healthy and diseased populations as well as elucidating the role of sex hormones on cardiovascular aging. He has had extensive experience working in clinical settings that provide exercise testing, prescription, and monitoring services for outpatient cardiac patients, bariatric surgery patients, cancer patients, and older adult populations.


PhD, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Ball State University, 2014
MS, Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, 2010
BS, Exercise Biology, University of California Davis, 2008