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Chad Rethorst, Ph.D.
CTN-0037 National Intervention Director
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Chad Rethorst’s research focuses on the effects of physical activity on mental health, specifically, conducting intervention research examining the efficacy of exercise as a treatment for depressive disorders. This line of research includes the examination of the physiological mechanisms potentially underlying the effects of exercise on mental health and the role of physical activity in the prevention of recurrence or onset of depressive disorders.