David Lantis

David Lantis, MS, PhD. Assistant Professor
of Exercise Science
david.lantis@valpo.edu 219.464.5280 Office: LEB 121


Dr. David Lantis grew up 45 minutes from Valparaiso University in Three Oaks, Michigan.  He attended Purdue University for his undergraduate and master’s degrees, and attended the University of Oklahoma where he completed his PhD in Exercise Physiology.  Dr. Lantis’ research has included working with athletes to improve metabolic performance, but his primary interests lie in multiple sclerosis symptom management and rehabilitation.  He is coming to us from Davenport, Iowa where he has been an Assistant Professor the past 5 years at St. Ambrose University.  Dr. Lantis teaches courses in exercise and nutrition sciences.  In his free time Dr. Lantis enjoys being active with his dog, watching sports, wood working, and collecting sports cards.


Bachelor of Arts in Movement & Sports Science – Purdue University (2011)

Master of Science in Recreation and Sport Management – Purdue University (2012)

Ph.D. Exercise Physiology – University of Oklahoma (2017)