Riana R. Pryor, PhD, ATC

Assistant Professor, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Center for Research and Education in Special Environments, University at Buffalo

Riana Pryor is an Assistant Professor at the University at Buffalo in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences and teaches in the Athletic Training Program.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology and Athletic Training from SUNY Brockport, her Master’s degree in Exercise and Sport Sciences from Ithaca College, and her Doctorate in Kinesiology from the University of Connecticut.

Riana is the Director of the Hydration, Exercise, and Thermoregulation (HEAT) Laboratory in the Center for Research and Education in Special Environments at the University at Buffalo.  Her research determines the impact of extreme environments on worker and Warfighter health and safety. The focus is on creating work design solutions to mitigate thermal strain and prevent excessive hyperthermia and exertional heat illnesses.

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