Dr. Lambert was born in Toledo, Ohio attended the University of Toledo as an undergraduate Human Performance Major and a Doctoral Student under the mentorship of Dr. Michael G. Flynn. He obtained his Master’s degree from the Ball State University Human Performance Lab under the tutelage of Dr. David Costill. After earning his Master’s degree he spent 1 year in the laboratory of Ron Maughan, Ph.D. studying fluid replacement and the metabolic response to high-intensity exercise. Subsequently, he spent 1 year in the laboratory of John Holloszy, M.D. studying Exercise and Diabetes. After obtaining his Ph.D. he spent one year at Eastern Michigan University as an Assistant Professor alongside Dr. Tim Ziegenfuss. He then embarked on an eight years of research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he published some 21 papers primarily with Dr. Bill Evans. He then went back and worked with Dr. Holloszy at Washington University Medical School. After completing his NIH R21 study Dr. Lambert went to the University of Louisville to teach, perform research, and perform service. He presently is an Adjunct Instructor at Stautzenberger College near Toledo, Ohio and teaches Life Sciences in the Veterinary Technology Program. Dr. Lambert has published some ~62 original articles, review articles, book chapters, and books while being the first author on approximately 31 of these written manuscripts. Dr. Lambert is the recipient of two National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging Grants to study muscle hypertrophy and muscle protein synthesis in elderly individuals and he was the Principal Investigator on these grants. He has also been funded by the American Heart Association and the Atkins Foundation. He has recently published an Editorial in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition named “Exercise training alters the glycemic response to carbohydrate and is an important consideration when evaluating dietary carbohydrate intake”.
Dr. Lambert research interests are Exercise metabolism, carbohydrate metabolism, protein metabolism, and Type II Diabetes.