Ray W. Squires, Ph.D.

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Ray W. Squires, Ph.D., received his doctorate in exercise physiology from The Pennsylvania State University and holds certifications from the American College of Sports Medicine. He is currently program director, Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation, and a professor of medicine in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine. His previous roles at Mayo Clinic include director of the Cardiovascular Health Clinic and director of the Exercise ECG Laboratory. He also serves as associate editor of the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention.

Areas of clinical expertise:

  • Cardiovascular rehabilitation
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Exercise prescription for patients with cardiovascular diseases
  • Coronary risk factor management
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise testing
  1. Heart disease
  2. Metabolic syndrome
  1. Cardiac rehabilitation
  2. Cardiovascular disease prevention
  3. CPET
  4. Exercise stress test
  • Cardiovascular rehabilitation
  • Exercise in chronic heart failure and cardiac transplantation
  • Exercise physiology
  • Exercise testing
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Altitude physiology
  1. 1979
    PhD - Physical Education-Exercise PhysiologyPennsylvania State University
  2. 1975
    MS - Physical Education-Exercise PhysiologyUtah State University
  3. 1971
    BS - Zoology-ChemistryWeber State College

Awards and honors

  1. 1991
    Outstanding Professional Alumni AwardUtah State University, Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
  2.  
    Outstanding Lecturer in Exercise PhysiologyMayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  3.  
    Outstanding Physician/Scientist Educator AwardMayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  4.  
    MemberPhi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - present
    MasterAmerican Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  2. 2006 - present
    MemberScientific Advisory Council, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  3. 2001 - 2003
    MemberNational Meeting Committee, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  4. 2001 - 2003
    MemberExercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention Committee, American Heart Association
  5. 2001 - present
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  6. 1997 - 1999
    MemberResearch Committee, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  7. 1996 - 1997
    MemberAwards and Tributes Committee, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  8. 1994 - 1996
    MemberCredentials Committee, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  9. 1994 - 1995
    MemberCertification and Education Committee, American College of Sports Medicine
  10. 1993 - 2014
    FellowAmerican Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  11. 1993 - 1997
    MemberNational Meeting Committee, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  12. 1993 - 1996
    ChairResearch Committee, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  13. 1991 - 1995
    MemberPreventive/Rehabilitative Program Director Examination Coordinator, American College of Sports Medicine
  14. 1990 - 1995
    MemberCertification Committee, American College of Sports Medicine
  15. 1990 - 1991
    MemberExercise Specialist Subcommittee, American College of Sports Medicine
  16. 1990
    MemberAd Hoc Task Force, American College of Cardiology
  17. 1990 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Sports Medicine
  18.  
    Abstract GraderAmerican Heart Association
  19.  
    Abstract GraderAmerican College of Sports Medicine
  20.  
    Abstract GraderAmerican Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  21.  
    Abstract GraderAmerican College of Cardiology
  22.  
    MemberWilderness Medical Society
  23.  
    MemberInternational Society for Mountain Medicine
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