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John D. Mosinski

  • Associate Professor
    Applied Exercise Science
  • Program Director, Sport & Exer
    Applied Exercise Science

Dr. J. David Mosinski is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sport and Exercise Science in the Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences at Gannon University. Dr. Mosinski's lab is interested in studying the utilization of diet and exercise to combat chronic diseases/conditions such as obesity and diabetes. 

  • SPRT 310- Research Methods
  • SPRT 395- Issues and Controversies in Sports Nutrition and Human Performance
  • SPRT 400- Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription
  • SPRT 425- Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • GSPRT 500- Seminar in Human Performance
  • GSPRT 530- Research Methods and Statistics in Human Performance
  • GSPRT 572- Exercise Biochemistry
  • GSPRT 582- Advanced Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Ph.D., Molecular Medicine, 2016
    Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
    Department of Pathobiology, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
    Mentor: John P. Kirwan, Ph.D.
  • B.S., Sport and Exercise Science, 2009
    Gannon University, Erie, PA
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Physiological Society


  1. Sacks J, Mulya A, Fealy CE, Mosinski JD, Pagadala M, Dan O, Schauer PR, Brethauer SA, Kirwan JP “Effect of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass on Liver Mitochondrial Dynamics in a Rat Model of Obesity.” Physiological Reports, 2017. D0I: 10.14814/phy2.13600
  2. Mosinski JD, Kirwan JP. Longer-Term Physiological and Metabolic Effects of Gastric Bypass Surgery. Curr Diab Rep. 2016;16(6):50.
  3. Mosinski JD, Pagadala MR, Mulya A, Huang H, Dan O, Shimizu H et al. Gastric Bypass Surgery is Protective From High-Fat Diet Induced Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Hepatic Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2015. doi:10.1111/apha.12640. 
  4. Mohan ML, Jha BK, Vasudevan NT, Martelli EE, Mosinski JD, Naga Prasad SV. "Phosphoinositide 3-kinase {gamma} inhibits cardiac GSK-3 independently of Akt.". Science Signaling, 2013; 6(259), 1-12. PMID: 23354687.;6/259/ra4


John            D. Mosinski

Phone: 814-871-+1 8148717449
Office: M 168

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