Peter K. Healey, PhD

Peter K. Healey, PhD

Exercise Physiology


Emeritus – Exercise Physiology

Peter Healey 1937-2016
Exercise Physiology 1986

Born in 1939 in Huntly, New Zealand, he was the junior national gymnastics all-around champion from 1955-1957. He was responsible for creating the gymnastics move now called the Healy. He received his PhD in Physiology in 1981 from the Chicago Medical School. A dedicated educator, Peter taught at George Williams College from 1966 until the school closed in 1986. He followed his educational department to Benedictine University, where he served as the director of the PARCH program, retiring in 2002.