Dr. Jeffrey Eggleston is the director of the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences PhD Program and the director of the Stanley E. Fulton Gait Research & Movement Analysis Lab. He is an assistant professor of Kinesiology in the College of Health Sciences, joining the department in fall 2018. Dr. Eggleston completed his PhD at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, with a focus in biomechanics. Dr. Eggleston's primary research interests include lower extremity function during locomotor activities in individuals with chronic disorders and diseases, specifically Autism Spectrum Disorder. Additional interests include examinations of lower extremity movement during walking workstation use and during jumping and landing activities.
Darlene Muguiro is the program manager for the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Ph.D. Program, and also oversees marketing and recruitment efforts for the College of Health Sciences dean's office.
Prior to her current appointment, she held leadership positions within the university advancement offices at New Mexico State University and The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), focusing on corporate and foundation fundraising within the context of two comprehensive capital campaigns. During this time, Ms. Muguiro’s work contributed substantially towards raising the visibility and capacity of the institutions and their programs, and increasing student financial support.
In addition to her work in higher education, Ms. Muguiro has also served as a consultant to area nonprofits, specializing in the areas of communication, grant writing and fund development, and marketing. Ms. Muguiro received her BBA in Marketing and Master of Public Administration degrees from UTEP.