Kimberly Brian

Kimberly Brian

Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: (603) 862-0597
Office: Kinesiology, New Hampshire Hall, Durham, NH 03824

Professor Brian has developed her background in exercise physiology and cardiology through both education and clinical experience. Throughout her studies and professional career, she has worked in many different aspects of the exercise science field. She is passionate about how research in exercise physiology shapes our clinical strategy. She has worked clinically with a variety of different populations primarily focusing on chronic kidney disease, Parkinson's disease, cardiovascular, and pulmonary disease. She has extensive experience in cardiac rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, and cardiac stress testing. She is enthusiastic about the preventative and healing properties of exercise and the importance of promoting exercise in all populations. As clinical faculty at UNH, she directs the Clinical Cardiac Program which offers cardiac rehabilitation, prevention, and Telehealth. She is also the director of the Perinatal Exercise Initiative, a clinical exercise program for pregnant and postpartum individuals.

Professor Brian is a certified clinical exercise physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine, a certified cardiographic technician through Cardiovascular Credentialing International, and a certified pre/postnatal performance training specialist. At UNH, she serves as the Vice Chair of the Clinical Faculty Council. She also serves as the Marketing Committee Chair for the Clinical Exercise Physiology Association (CEPA).

Courses Taught

  • EXSC 527: Sci Foundations Health Fitness
  • EXSC 621: Exercise Laboratory Technique
  • EXSC 693: Teaching Assistantship
  • EXSC 699H: Honors Project
  • EXSC 704: Electrocardiography
  • EXSC 794: Cardiopulmonary Pathologies
  • EXSC/KIN 704/804: Electrocardiography
  • EXSC/KIN 736/836: Fitness Graded Exercise Test
  • EXSC/KIN 737/837: Exercise Prescrip Leadership
  • KIN 896: Adv Research Exercise Science
  • KIN 993: Teaching Practicum


  • M.S., University of Delaware
  • B.S., University of Delaware