Michael Brunet

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
B.S. Health Studies

A native of New Orleans, Dr. Mike Brunet currently resides in Alexandria, LA. He is a Licensed Athletic Trainer, Certified Personal Trainer, a Strength Training Specialists and an Exercise Physiologist. He received both his masters in Exercise Physiology and PhD in Sports Medicine from the University of Virginia. From 2001-2015 he taught at Louisiana College where he served in multiple role which included being the Director of Sponsored Programs and the Division Chair of Allied Health. He has given presentations all over the country related health, sports performance, nutrition and body composition, eating disorders and research methods. While teaching remains as his passion, he has also served as the Chair of a statewide Institutional Review Board (IRB) overseeing federal regulations as they relate to human subject research in health care. Additionally he has been teaching with Walden University for a number of years and currently is the Christus Health Regional Director of Research for Louisiana and South East Texas, overseeing all clinical research.


PhD, University of Virginia

MEd, University of Virginia

BS, Louisiana College