Licht Lecture ft. Iñigo San Millán, PhD

Headshot of Iñigo San Millán

Dr. San Millán is an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is an internationally renowned applied physiologist having worked for the past 20 years for many professional teams and elite athletes worldwide across multiple sports like running, football, soccer, basketball, rowing, triathlon, swimming, Olympics and cycling including eight Pro Cycling Teams. He has also been a consultant in exercise physiology and sports medicine to international organizations like the US Olympic Committee and the International Cycling Union. He has been a pioneer in developing new methodologies for monitoring athletes at the metabolic and physiological level including a novel method to measure mitochondrial function in vivo as well as the invention, along with his colleague Dr. John Hill, of the first method to measure skeletal muscle glycogen in a non-invasive manner using high frequency ultrasound. His areas of research, clinical work and interest include exercise metabolism, nutrition, sports performance, overtraining, diabetes, cancer and critical care.

Although now a recreational athlete, Dr. San Millán used to be a competitive athlete and played soccer for 6 years for the Real Madrid soccer academy team as well as got to race as a professional cyclist for 2 years.

“Metabolism in Health & Disease: Lessons We Have Learned from Elite Athletes to Apply to Multiple Diseases”

5:30PM - 6:30PM: Social Hour/Research Poster Session
6:30PM: Lecture

Campus Club - 4th floor, West Wing

Registration Cost:
$40. Includes AMA PRA Category 1.5 credits, heavy hors d'oeuvres and a complimentary drink.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1.5 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

For questions - contact Bethany Tanguay at or 612-626-5578.


Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm