Dr. Brian Reed has been a member of the UVM faculty since 1982. He teaches and does research in the areas of applied exercise physiology and therapeutic modalities. Recently he initiated an interdisciplinary teaching, learning and research project to harvest pooled electrical energy generated by aerobic exercise machines in the University's fitness center. His courses span from a general enrollment undergraduate course (exercise, fitness and health), to courses in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program. Brian has been a licensed physical therapist since 1974, and he continues to serve as a consultant to area clinicians.
Dr. Reed has held numerous leadership and service roles at department, university, regional and national levels. He was the Associate Dean for the College of Nursing and Health Sciences from 2002-2009. He was appointed Associate Provost for Curricular Affairs in July 2009. He has received various honors including the Faculty Senate's Faculty Recognition Award (2001). In addition, he was the invited keynote speaker at the First International Physiotherapy Congress in Forteleza, Brazil, April 10-13, 2003, where he was made an honorary member of the Brazilian Physiotherapy Association. Dr. Reed was inducted into Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in the Social Sciences in 2010.