Our Team



Our Team

Our diversified team of professionals bring innovative  science-based practices to help each family thrive in health. 


Margaret T. Jones, PhD, CSCS*D, FACSM, FNSCA

Professor | Sport Management| Principal Investigator


Cindy S. Castro, B.A.,
M.S. Student
Exercise, Fitness & Health Promotion | Nutrition Team Leader & Educator

Robyn Mehlenbeck, PhD, ABPP

Director, GMU Center for Psychological Services|Clinical Professor, Department of Psychology


Tianyi Lu (Bruce), M.S.,
Ph.D. Student, Kinesiology
School of Kinesiology

Allison McKay, M.S., RD
Project Coordinator| Registered Dietitian

Bessy N. Lovos Davila Undergraduate Student, Community Health


Brian Guthrie, M.S., CSCS
Ph.D. Student, Kinesiology
Fitness Team Leader


Kristina M. Volegenau, M.A.,
Clinical Psychology Ph.D Student | Psychological and Physical Wellbeing

Beth Foote B.S. 

Clinical Psychology Ph.D Student