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February 14th. CICMD Seminar Series – Dr. Stephanie Goldstein

Dr. Stephanie Goldstein is a clinical health psychologist who conducts research focused on leveraging digital health tools to study and intervene in weight-related behaviors implicated in cardiovascular disease risk, particularly eating and diet. Examples of her current NIH-funded research projects include: optimizing a smartphone-based just-in-time adaptive intervention (JITAI) that uses machine learning…

February 7th. CICMD Seminar Series – Dr. Alexander Staruschenko

Dr. Alexander (Sasha) Staruschenko is a Professor and Director of the Hypertension and Kidney Research Center at the University of South Florida.  The research in his laboratory is focused on understanding the mechanisms controlling the activity of ion channels and electrolyte homeostasis, respectively, in the control of blood pressure and…

January 24th. CICMD Seminar Speaker Dr. Sarah Lindsey

Dr. Sarah Lindsey received a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from LSU Health Sciences Center and postdoctoral training at the Wake Forest Hypertension and Vascular Research Center and was a recipient of an NIH Pathway to Independence Award. Currently, she is an Associate Professor at the Department of Pharmacology at Tulane School…

November 29th, CICMD Invited Speaker Dr. Clintoria Williams

Clintoria Williams, PhD, FAHA, is the Principal Investigator of the Kidney PathoPhysiology Research Group. Dr. Williams leads a dynamic team of students. Their paradigm-shifting research has identified cellular and molecular mechanisms driving the pathogenesis of kidney disease in the settings of zinc deficiency and chronic calcineurin inhibitor treatment. Exploitation of…

September 27th, CICMD Invited Speaker Dr. Richard Wainford

Dr. Wainford is an internationally recognized researcher who conducts basic science and translational research in the field of hypertension. His research focuses on the integrated neural and renal control of blood and the impacts of aging and dietary salt intake on blood pressure and cognitive function. In-Person Seminar: MBI L2-101…

September 14th, CICMD Invited Speaker Dr. Jose Hernandez

Dr. Fernandez is a researcher interested in the interconnectivity of genes, environment and behaviors and the overall individual and collective impact of these aspects in obesity, obesity-related comorbidities, body composition and overall wellness. He has particular expertise in the area of population differences, with a focus of his research work in racial/ethnic…

March 19th, CICMD Invited Speaker Dr. Mark Pletcher

Using technology for blood pressure control and quality improvement Dr. Mark Pletcher is an epidemiologist and a general internal medicine physician at the Universityof California San Francisco. His research is designed to inform clinical decision-making and policyrelevant to primary care and prevention. His focus is on the…

April 5th. CICMD Invited Speakers Dr. Matthew R. Hayes, Ph.D.

The role of brainstem GLP-1 and GIP receptor signaling on energy balance, nausea and vomiting. In Person Seminar: C1-009 Lecture Hall. 11:00 to 12:00 PM. Dr. Hayes is the Albert J. Stunkard Associate Professor in Psychiatry at Associate Professor in the Secondary Faculty, School of Nursing, Associate Vice Chair…

March 22nd, CICMD Seminar, Dr.Annet Kirabo, D.V.M., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Immune Mechanisms of Salt Sensitive Hypertension In-Person Seminar: COMM (HSC) C1-009 Lecture Hall 11:00 am to 12:00 PM. Dr. Annette Kirabo is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and…

March 8th , 2023. Dr. Yvonne M. Ulrich-Lai, PhD.

What puts the comfort in “comfort” foods? 11:00 PM to 12:00 PM,  Harrell Medical Education 125. Dr. Yvonne M. Ulrich-Lai, PhD is a Professor of Pharmacology & Systems Physiology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The goal of her research program is to identify the neural…