Keith Thraen-Borowski  PhD

Associate Professor of Kinesiology


BS, Illinois State University, 2001
MS, University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2011
PhD, University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2015

Dr. Keith Thraen-Borowski is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Kinesiology & Biology. Dr. Thraen-Borowski received his PhD in Kinesiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He then completed a Postdoc in Physical Activity & Cancer Epidemiology in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, followed by a fellowship in Supportive Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Thraen-Borowski has won the ACSM’s Cancer Interest Group Research Award twice and his work has been featured on CBS’ Sunday Morning and Wisconsin Public Radio. Directing the Loras CARES (Cancer Research in Exercise Science) Lab, his research agenda focuses on physical activity and cancer. He teaches courses in both the Kinesiology and Biology departments, including Anatomy and Physiology, Research Methods, and Personal and Community Health and Wellness.

Curriculum Vitae