Ara Jo, PhD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ara Jo, from South Korea, earned dual Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and in Exercise Science at Ewha Womans University, and a Master of Science in Sport Management at Florida State University. With her diverse educational background, her primary research interests focus on chronic disease prevention strategies such as screening, physical activity and risk score, and body composition assessments. She is particularly interested in normal weight obesity and overweight population with high muscle mass who are typically misclassified in health care setting. She is eager to further develop her career in developing more accurate risk assessment for effective and efficient chronic disease prevention through multidisciplinary approaches.