Apr 22, 2020
Dr. Sharon Brown is a Professor of Health and Exercise Science at Transylvania University. Dr. Brown's athletic career began as a member of the first Little League Softball team in her town and continued at Eastern Illinois University where she was a Division 1 softball athlete and named to the All-American Academic Team. Dr. Brown has never stopped being an athlete. She has run marathons, competed in triathlons, cross-country skied along the Finnish-Russian border, cycled across Switzerland and up the legendary Tour de France Mont Ventoux, and rode a mountain bike across the Continental Divide in Montana. Dr. Brown’s personal passion for an active lifestyle is evident in her research and her leadership of the Bike Walk Kentucky state advocacy group.