Assistant Professor

Alvaro N. Gurovich, PT, PhD, FACSM
Physical Therapy Faculty

Department of Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sycamore Center for Wellness and Applied Medicine
Rm 149
Phone: 812.237.4200

Alvaro N. Gurovich

Alvaro Gurovich, P.T., Ph.D. received his Physical Therapy degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 1990 and worked as a clinician for more than 15 years.  In 2006, he moved to University of Florida where he received his doctoral degree in Health and Human Performance in 2010 and moved to a post-doctoral position at University of Florida College of Medicine, in the Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, until December 2011.
       Dr. Gurovich is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the American Physiological Society, the International Society for the Advancements in Kinanthropometry, and the American College of Sports Medicine, from which he was granted Fellow member status in 2010. 
Dr. Gurovich has more than 100 peer-reviewed scholarly products, including publications and abstracted presentations; and he has been extremely active procuring internal and extra-mural grants.  His current lines of research are exercise-induced blood flow regulation and cardiovascular rehabilitation.