Adam Gonzalez, PhD, CSCS, CISSN
SHIFTED's Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Adam M. Gonzalez, is passionate about helping to create a supplement line of evidence-based formulas to help athletes and active individuals perform and feel their best.
Dr. Gonzalez is an Associate Professor in the Department of Allied Health and Kinesiology at Hofstra University, where he teaches courses focusing on sports nutrition, strength and conditioning, and human physiology. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science and a master’s in Health Science Education from The College of New Jersey. After graduate school, he earned a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Central Florida where he spent years working in a Human Performance Laboratory researching sports science, exercise physiology, and nutritional supplementation.
Today, he continues to blend his academic studies with real world practice. He has authored over 90 peer-reviewed publications in some of the top-tiered journals of applied physiology and sports nutrition. His primary research interests include exercise and nutritional strategies to optimize body composition, maximize health, and enhance adaptations to exercise. He holds certifications as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN). Dr. Gonzalez was also awarded the 2022 Nutritional Research Achievement Award by the National Strength and Conditioning Association in recognition of his contribution to the field.