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Erica Schorr, PhD, RN

Erica Schorr, PhD, RN

Dr. Erica Schorr, PhD, RN is Chair of the Adult and Gerontological Health Cooperative and an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Schorr has expertise in designing and testing exercise-based interventions that utilize mobile health technologies and behavioral strategies to assist individuals to adopt and sustain healthy behaviors, manage disease-related symptoms, reduce cardiovascular disease risk, and improve overall health and health-related quality of life. Dr. Schorr is a Fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA), co-author of a 2023 AHA Science Advisory on digital technologies in cardiac rehabilitation, chair and first-author of a 2021 AHA Scientific Statement on using mobile health technologies for secondary cardiovascular disease prevention in older adults, and co-author of a 2021 AHA Scientific Statement on physical activity as a critical component of first-line treatment for elevated blood pressure or cholesterol.

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