Thomas P. Olson, Ph.D., M.S.

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Thomas P. Olson, Ph.D. is a consultant in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Associate Professor of Medicine in the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and Science. A native of Minnesota, Dr. Olson completed Doctoral work at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. His clinical responsibilities include exercise stress testing, primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, exercise prescription for special populations, and cardiac rehabilitation. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and American Heart Association (AHA).

Dr. Olson joined the Mayo Clinic in 2005 as a research fellow in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Cardiovasology training program. As Director of the Clinical Integrative Physiology Research Laboratory and Associate Director of the Energy Balance Core Laboratory in the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS), he has developed an internationally recognized extramurally funded research program studying the mechanisms of exercise intolerance across the ageing and health-disease spectrums, with special focus on human heart failure. His work has been funded by the NIH, AHA, industry, and intramural sources.

  1. Cardiac rehabilitation
  2. Cardiovascular disease prevention
  3. Cardiovascular rehabilitation
  • Cardiopulmonary physiology and hemodynamics
  • Exercise physiology
  • Exercise testing
  • Mechanisms of exercise limitation
  • Mechanisms of symptom development in heart failure
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Rehabilitative cardiology
  1. 2011
    Clinical Scholar - The KL2 Mentored Career Development Program at Mayo Clinic is a two to five-year program leading to a postdoctoral master's degree in clinical research.Clinical and Translational Science, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2008
    Post Doctoral Fellowship - Integrative PhysiologyMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  3. 2008
    Fellowship - AHA Fellowship - mechanisms of Ventilatory Control in Heart FailureMayo Clinic
  4. 2007
    Post Doctoral Fellowship - CardiovasologyMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  5. 2005
    PhD - Exercise PhysiologyUniversity of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  6. 2000
    MS - Exercise PhysiologyCollege of St. Scholastica
  7. 1999
    BA - Major: Exercise Science / Major: Health PromotionConcordia College

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM)American College of Sports Medicine
  2. 2011
    Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA)American Heart Association
  3. 2010
    NIH-Clinical Loan Repayment Program RecipientNational Institutes of Health
  4. 2010
    Edward C. Kendal Alumni Award for Meritorious Research-FinalistMayo Clinic Alumni Association
  5. 2009
    MembershipMayo Clinic Chapter, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  6. 2009
    NIH-Clinical Loan Repayment Program RecipientNational Institutes of Health
  7. 2008
    KL2 Scientist Development AwardMayo Clinic
  8. 2007
    AHA Postdoctoral FellowshipAmerican Heart Association
  9. 2007
    NIH-Clinical Loan Repayment Program RecipientNational Institutes of Health
  10. 2005
    Best Dissertation Award FinalistUniversity of Minnesota
  11. 2005
    Cardiovascular Division FellowshipMayo Clinic
  12. 2004
    Scientific Conference Student Travel AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  13. 2003
    Scientific Conference Student Travel AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  14. 2003
    AHA Predoctoral FellowshipAmerican Heart Association

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    MemberDepartment of Cardiovascular Medicine, Preventive Cardiology Research Committee
  2. 2016 - present
    Research Awards CommitteeAmerican College of Sports Medicine
  3. 2015 - present
    MemberCardiac Rehabilitation Technology Integration Tast Force, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2015 - present
    MemberDepartment of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stress Center Convergence Committee
  5. 2013 - 2015
    MemberDyspnea Task Force, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2012
    ModeratorAnnual Upper Midwest CTSA Consortium Meeting, Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  7. 2012 - present
    MemberCirculatory Failure Research Committee, Cardiovascular Diseases Research Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
  8. 2012 - present
    MemberIntegrated Stress Center Research Committee, Cardiovascular Diseases Research Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
  9. 2012 - present
    MemberCardiovascular Health Clinic Research Committee, Cardiovascular Diseases Research Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
  10. 2011 - present
    MemberEuropean Respiratory Society
  11. 2010 - 2015
    MemberCTSA Predoctoral Affairs Committee, Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  12. 2010
    MemberAnnual National Joint Association for Clinical Resarch Training and Society for Clinical and Translational Science Meeting Planning Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  13. 2009 - 2011
    MemberCTSA Scholar Forum Planning Committee, Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  14. 2009 - 2010
    MemberCardiovascular Diseases Research Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  15. 2009
    MemberAnnual Upper Midwest CTSA Consortium Meeting Planning Committee, Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  16. 2009 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  17. 2008 - present
    Associate MemberMayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  18. 2007 - present
    MemberHeart Failure Society of America
  19. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Thoracic Society
  20. 2002 - present
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  21. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican Physiological Society
  22. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Soceity of Exercise Physiologists
  23. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Exercise Physiologists
  24. 1998 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Sports Medicine
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Publications

Research activities

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