Matthew Bemis

Matthew Bemis recently graduated from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, with a M.S. in Exercise Science. He has also recently completed an internship at Hazelton General Hospital in Pennsylvania working in the Cardiac Rehab Center. Some of his duties included the ECG telemetry system for monitoring heart activity, obtaining resting and exercise blood pressure, and educating patients on exercise safety and ways to live a healthier life.

Throughout school he helped coordinate a study examining the physical fitness and activity levels in young healthy adults. Also, in 2010 he gave a research presentation at the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Conference in Harrisburg, PA and in 2011 a free-communications presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine National Conference in Denver, CO on the “Assessment of Dietary Creatine in Healthy Adults”.

He has experience in various outdoor activities including backpacking, mountain biking, kayaking, and driving off-road vehicles. Matthew has always had great respect for the outdoors and is willing to make sacrifices necessary to help better the environment. He also hopes to work with The Peace Corp in the near future.