Our Team

Director

David X. Marquez, PhD, FACSM, FGSA, FSBM

Associate Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition
marquezd@uic.edu
Phone: 312-996-1209
Fax: 312-413-0319
Dr. Marquez earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Loyola University Chicago and his Masters and Doctoral degrees in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Marquez’ area of specialization is in Exercise Psychology/Behavioral Medicine. His research agenda focuses on health disparities in physical activity and disease/disability among Latinos.His research utilizes a social cognitive framework and includes study of the physical activity levels of Latinos and the physical, cultural, environmental, and psychological determinants and outcomes of physical activity of Latinos. He is interested in using randomized controlled trials and community-based interventions towards the prevention of disability and the maintenance of cognitive functioning and quality of life in older Latino adults.

Graduate Students

Staff

Kimberly Manzanares

Kimberly Manzanares

Data Collector

kmanza2@uic.edu
Phone: 312.413.0087
Fax: 312.413.0319

Jennifer Sinchi

Jennifer Sinchi

Data Collector

sinchij@uic.edu
Phone: 312.413.0087
Fax: 312.413.0319

Mauricio Andrade

Mauricio Andrade

Community Liaison

mandra6@uic.edu
Phone: 312.413.0087
Fax: 312.413.0319

Jaqueline Guzman

Jaqueline Guzman

Community Liaison/Research Associate

jguzma38@uic.edu
Phone: 312.413.0087
Fax: 312.413.0319

Undergraduate Students