Mary Imboden

Mary Imboden, PhD

Chair, Department of Exercise Science

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science


Mary Imboden joined George Fox as an assistant professor of exercise science in 2018. She arrived from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, where she worked as a laboratory testing supervisor in the school’s Clinical Exercise Physiology Program the previous four years. She also taught as an exercise science professor in Ball State’s School of Kinesiology during the 2017-18 academic year.

Prior to working in Indiana, Imboden was a clinical research coordinator for the Translational Science Institute at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, as well as an exercise specialist at High Point Regional Hospital in Kernersville, North Carolina (2013-14). She also worked at Wake Forest as a coordinator in the school’s Healthy Exercise and Lifestyle Programs (2011-14).

Imboden earned a PhD in human bioenergetics from Ball State University (2018), a master’s degree in health and exercise science from Wake Forest University (2013), and a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Towson University (2011).