UF Sports Performance Center Staff
Dr. Kevin Vincent, MD, PhD
Medical Director | Director, Running Medicine Clinic | Resistance Exercise Specialist
Dr. Heather Vincent, PhD
Director | Body Composition, Metabolism, Exercise Physiology and Programming
Dr. MaryBeth Horodyski, EdD
Administrator | Sports Injury Prevention and Treatment
Dr. Michael MacMillan, MD
Physician | Resistance Exercise Specialist and Medical Rehabilitation for Sport Injury
Dr. Bryan Conrad, PhD
Biomedical Engineer | Orthopaedics Biomechanics Specialist
Cindy Montero, MS
Clinical Coordinator | Exercise testing and nutrition
Amanda Seay, BS
Clinical Coordinator | Marketing Director | Exercise testing and programming specialist
Kevin Vincent, MD, PhD
Dr. Vincent received a BS in Sports Medicine at the University of Connecticut and an MS in Exercise Science at the University of Massachusetts and a Ph.D in Exercise Physiology from the University of Florida. After completing his graduate training, he attended medical school at the University of Florida. He received his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Virginia, where he was elected Chief Resident. He is active with research and has published numerous articles and presented nationally, particularly in the areas of sport nutrition, resistance exercise, and exercise adaptations in healthy and clinical populations. Dr. Vincent’s clinical interest is musculoskeletal medicine with particular emphasis on running, overuse injuries, and participation in strength training.
Heather Vincent, PhD
Dr. Vincent completed her BS and MS degrees at the University of Massachusetts in Exercise Physiology and Biochemistry. She completed her Doctorate at the University of Florida, where she served as the Director of the UF Lifestyle Appraisal Program. She completed her NIH NCCAM Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Virginia. She has held faculty positions at Stetson University and Uva, and has 15 years of experience with resistance and aerobic exercise adaptations, body composition in health and disease, nutrition and weight management for individuals of all ages. She is currently a research faculty member in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, and had published numerous articles on exercise, nutrition and body composition.
MaryBeth Horodyski, EdD, ATC
Dr. Horodyski completed graduate studies in Applied Physiology, receiving her doctorate from Columbia University and has over 20 years of experience in athletic training and exercise physiology. Currently Dr. Horodyski is the Director of Research for the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at UF. She directs the administrative aspects of the UF Sports Performance Center.
Michael MacMillan, MD
Dr. MacMillan completed his residency in Orthopaedics at the University of Florida, followed by fellowship at Southern Illinois University. He has numerous experiences with sport performance including North Carolina State University Power Lifting Team Captain, National Strength and Conditioning Association Keynote Lecturer on Eccentric Resistance Training. He has served as the Eccentric Training Consultant for the West Coast Eagles Australian Rules Football, for the University of Florida, and for the University of Central Florida. He is a Consultant to Arthur Jones for MedX Rehabilitation Equipment and the Inventor/Designer of the Negator® Eccentric Rehabilitation System and Maxout® Strength Systems. He is a faculty member in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, and is published in the area of strength adaptations to resistance exercise.
Bryan Conrad, PhD
Dr. Conrad received a BS in Engineering Science with a minor in Biomechanics, and an M.Eng. and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, all from the University of Florida. Dr. Conrad has over 10 years of experience in orthopaedic biomechanics in a wide array of subspecialties from tissue mechanics to sports performance. Dr. Conrad has a passion to help people move better by applying biomechanical principles to improving performance and reducing injury.
Cindy Montero, MS
Cindy has a Master’s Degree in Nutrition from the University of Florida. While attending UF, Cindy gained numerous research and clinical experiences. She has training in exercise physiology and has years of experience working with active persons across the age span to optimize health and human performance. She is an active collaborator on publications relating to body composition, nutrition and musculoskeletal health.
Amanda Seay, BS
Amanda Seay has an Applied Physiology and Kinesiology degree with a specialization in Fitness and Wellness from the University of Florida. While attending UF, Amanda gained experience in several athletic facilities around Gainesville, including the, UF Living Well Faculty and Staff Wellness Center, UF RecSports facilities, Munroe Regional Medical Center, and Lake Area Physical Therapy. She has experience working with athletic injuries, exercise testing and wellness education. She plans to continue working with athletes of all fitness levels and ages during her career.