Agin, Denise


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education

    EDD Teacher's College, Columbia University Applied Physiology 1994 
    MS Queens College CUNY Exercise Physiology 1995 
    BS Queens College CUNY Physical Education K-12 1999 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience

    York College, CUNY Associate Professor Physical Education 2005-Present 
    York College, CUNY Assistant Professor Physical Education 2000-2005 
    York College, CUNY Substitute Assistant Professor Physical Education 1999-2000 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience

    St Luke's Hospital Center Clinical Exercise Physiologist Obesity Research 1997-2002 
    Schneider Children's Hospital Exercise Physiologist Obesity/Adolescent Medicine 1996-1997 
    Queens College Adjunct Professor Physical Education 1996-1999 
    Queens College Research Coordinator PATH Program 1993-1995 
    Queens College/PS 200 Research Assistant/Workshop Coordinator QC Center for the Improvement of Education 1994 
    Queens College Graduate FAssociateellow Physical Education 1994-1995 
    PS 200 Teacher PE K-12/Student Teacher Supervisor Elementary Physical Education 1994-1995 
  4. Non Academic Experience

  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Associate Professor 2005-Present 
    Assistant Professor 2000-2005 
    Substitute Assistant Professor 199-2000 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:

      Fardy, Azzolini, Agin, Kohn. The PATH Program. Chapter 9: Human Kinetics, 1998. 81-85.

    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Engelson,E,, D Agin, S Kenya, G Werber-Zion, B Luty, J Albu, DP Kotler. "body Composition and metabolic effects of a diet and exercise weight loss regimen on obese, HIV-infected women." Metabolism. 2006: .

        Bayne-Smith, M, PS Fardy, A Azzollini, J Magel, KH Schmitz, D Agin. "Improvements in heart health behaviors and reduction in coronary artery disease risk factors in urban teenage females through school-based intervention: The PATH Program." Am J Public Health. 2004: 1538-1543.

        Lan, SJ, ES Engelson, D agin, D Gallagher, SB Heymsfield, DP Kotler. "Ability of anthropmetry and dual e-ray absorptiometry to detect cgange in body fat distribution." J Body Composition. 2003: .

        Andrade, S, SJ Lan, ES Endelson, D Agin, J Wang, SB Heymsfield, DP Kotler. "Use of a Durnin-Womersley formula to estimate change in subcutaneous fat content in HIV-infected subjects." Am J Clin Ntr. 75 2002: 587-592.

        Agin, D, D Gallagher, J wang, SB Heymsfield, RN Pierson, DP Kotler. "Effects of whey protein and resistance exercise on body cell mass, muscle strength, and quality of life in women with HIV.." AIDS. 15 2001: 2431-2440.

        Agin, D, DP Kotler, D Papandreou, M Liss, J Wang, J Thornton, D Gallagher, RN Pierson. "Effects of whey protein and resistance exercise on body composition and muscle strength in women with HIV infection." Ann NY Acad Sci. 904 2000: 607-609.

        Gallagher, D, AJ Kovera, G Clay-Williams, D Agin, P Leone, J Albu, De Matthews, SB Heymsfield. "Weight loss in obese post-menopausal women: no evidence of adverse alterations in body composition and protein metabolism." Am J Physiol. 279 2000: E124-E131.

        Kotler, DP, J Lopes, ES Engelson, J Wand, D Agin, SB Heymsfield. "Sex, HIV infection, and fat redistribution." The AIDS Reader. 10 2000: 589-594.

        Fardy, PS, A Azzollini, JR Magel, RE White, MK Schmitz, D Agin, LT Clark, m Bayne-Smith, S Kohn, L Tekverk. "Gender and ethnic diferences in health behaviors and risk factors for coronary heart disease among urban teenagers: The PATH Program." J Gender-Specific Med. 3 2000: 59-68.

        Engelson, ES, DP Kotler, Y Tan, D Agin, J Wang, RN Pierson, SB Heymsfield. "Fat distribution in HIV-infected patients reporting truncal enlargement quantified by whole body magnetic resonance imaging." Am J Clin Nutr. 69 1999: 1-8.

        Fardy, PS, A Azzollini, L Tekverk, D Agin, KJ McDermott. "Physical Activity and Teenage Health: A program to improve cardiovascular fitness, health behaviors, and coronary risk factors in multi-ethnic teenagers." Ann NY Acad Sci. 817 1997: 356-358.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings

          Ionescu, G, DP Kotler, ES Engelson, D Agin, Y Inada. "Serum complement components in HIV-infected individuals with and without fat redistribution (Lipodystrophy)." JAIDS. 25 2000: 370-373.

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        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Effects of progressive resistance exercise on skeletal muscle mass and physical function in a woman with proximal myotonic dystrophy: A case study." March 2003: MARC Seminar, York College.

    "Individual effects of visceral and intermuscular fat loss on coronary risk in weight-reduced premenopausal black women." March 2003: Body Composition Seminar Series Lectures, St Luke's Hospital Center.

    "Effects of resistance exercise on truncal fat in HIV+ women." April 2000: FASEB Minisymposium.

    "Women and HIV: Comprehensive Management" May 1998: Nutritionists in AIDS Care.

    "Obesity and weight control" January 1998: Columbia University Programs in Physical Therapy.

    "High precision body composition methodology" January 1998: Columbia University Programs in Physical Therapy.

    "Physical fitness for children in school and at home" June 1997: Schneider Children's Hospital Division of Adolescnt Medicine.

    "Muscular strength assessment" March 1997: Body Composition Seminar Series Lectures, St Luke's Hospital Center.

    "Body composition methodology in health and disease" February 1997: Columbia University Programs in Physical Therapy.

    "Cultural diversity: Cardiovascular risk factors in minority adolescents" November 1995: FNES Conference, Queens College.

  9. Patents


  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    Summa Cum Laude, Queens College: 1994.

    Hooded Representative BS Degree, Queens College: 1994.

    Selma Schwartz Award for Excellence in Teaching: 1994.

    Stan Cohn/Body Composition New Investigators Award, In Vivo Body Composition Conference, Brookhaven National Laboratory: 1999.

    CUNY Office of the Chancellor/Salute to Scholars Research Award: 2004.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    NIH MBRS/SCORE Project 41385-14-29, Regional Body Fat and Coronary Risk in Obese Black Women. 6/2004-12/204: 1,000,000 plus.

    Bristol Myers-Squibb Immunology Clinical Research Grant # P11-08A, Diet and Exercise and Regional Fat Loss in Obese HIV-infected Women. 11/2000-10-2002: .

    NIH Program Project DK 42618 (Sub-project 3), Body Composition: Methods, Model, and Clinical Application: Sub-project-Singular and coupled effects of whey protein and rogressive resistance exercise on body cell mass and muscle strength in women with HIV infection. 7/1990-6/2001: .

    NIH F32 AG 006795, Obesity Treatment in Elderly: Protein-Metabolic Effects. 1/1995-12/1997: .

    New York State Department of Health #C-011453/PSC CUNY #6-65197, PATH: Reduction of Coronary Risk Factors in Multi-ethnic Adolesents. 1/1993-12/1999: .

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Coordinator PE K-12 Program: Fall 2000 to present.

      Department Curriculum Committee: Current.

      Department P and B: Fall 2006 to present.

      Chair, Search Committee for PE K-12 lecturer position: Spring 2010.

      Department Senator (Faculty Caucus and Senate): Fall 2005-Present.

    2. Service to the School

      Multiple Teacher Education Committees (assessment committee, field committee, student teacher supervisor's committe, etc): Fall 1999 to present.

      NCATE Site Visit Representative: March 2006.

      Chief Compiler, NCATE/ NASPE Program Review: March 2010.

      Chief Compiler, NCATE/NASPE Rejoinder: Fall 2011.

      SHBS Leadership Council: Fall 2011 to present.

      SHBS Student Learning Assessment Committee: Fall 2011 to present.

    3. Service to the College

      Preceptor, Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC Program): Fall 2001- May 2003.

      Search Committee for York College provost/Senior VP for Academic Affairs: May- October 2005.

      Queens High Scool for the Sciences Curriculum planning Committee: 2005.

      Queens High School for the Sciences Faculty development Committee: 2006.

      PSC/CUNY Officer at Large: Fall 2005 to present.

      CPE Advisory Committee: Fall 2006.

      Co-chair Outcomes Assessment Committee: Fall 2006.

      Commencement Committee: Fall/Spring 2008.

      Presenter at the Honors Recognition Program: May 2008.

      Reader for the graduate project of students in the Department of Occupational Therapy: Fall 2008.

      Subcommittee Team Leader Middle States Periodic Review Report Steering Committee - Assessment of Student Learning: Fall 2011 to present.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    License: New York State Teacher of Physical Education K-12: Current.

    Certification: Health/Fitness Instructor, American College of Sports Medicine: Current.

    Certification: Martial Arts Black Belt, Shotokan Karatedo: Current.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      Nutrition And Health HE 314  
      Health Issues For Physical Eucators HE 210  
      Physical Activity For Special Populations PE 353  
      Weight Training PE 141  
      Curriculum and Methods PE K-12 EDUC 341  
      Supervised Studnt Teaching PE K-12 EDUC 448, 449  
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):
Agin, Denise

Agin, Denise
Associate Professor
Health and Physical Education and Gerontological Studies