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Baruch Vainshelboim


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    Position: Assistant Professor, Master of Cancer Care Program

    Department: Cancer Care

    Office: Stokes 228

    Email Dr. Baruch Vainshelboim

    814.472.2704

    About Dr. Baruch Vainshelboim

    B.Ed., Wingate College for Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Israel 
    M.P.E., Wingate College for Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Israel
    Ph.D., University of Porto, Portugal.

    Dr. Vainshelboim is a clinical exercise physiologist, health scientist specializing in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and exercise testing and a certified Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP) from American College of Sports Medicine. He earned his Bachelor in Physical Education and Sport Sciences with specialization in Posture Cultivation and Preventive Exercise and Master in Exercise Physiology with specialization in Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. His Doctorate degree in Physical Activity and Health was focused on pulmonary rehabilitation in interstitial lung disease. Dr. Vainshelboim completed his post-doctoral training at the Cardiovascular Department, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System/Stanford University, California. 

    Dr. Vainshelboim has over 10 years of clinical experience in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and exercise testing and he served as in-charge exercise physiologist of cardiac rehabilitation program at Wingate College, Israel, and a clinical exercise researcher for cardiopulmonary exercise testing and pulmonary rehabilitation at the Rabin Medical Center, Israel. 

    Dr. Vainshelboim’s research activity included interventional, descriptive, methodological and epidemiological studies of exercise training and testing in association with health-related outcomes. His research work on pulmonary rehabilitation in interstitial lung disease was awarded by the American Thoracic Society at the 2014 international conference, and currently, Dr. Vainshelboim is working on establishing research-based rehabilitation programming for oncology population.