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Welcome to the Department of Human Physiology

by Li-Shan Chou, Department Head

On behalf of the faculty and students of the Department of Human Physiology, I would like to welcome you to our website. Our department is home to undergraduate and graduate students who desire strong training in human physiology and anatomy that will prepare them for careers in medicine, allied health professions, and biomedical research. (more…)

Featured News

August 27, 2015

Human Physiology seeks Assistant Professor

The Department of Human Physiology is seeking outstanding scientists to apply for a tenure-track faculty position. Full details of the position and how to apply are located through the link below.

This posting will remain open until filled.

August 3, 2015

Dr. Minson talks heat on Jefferson Public Radio program

Talk a listen as Dr. Christopher Minson is interviewed for the JPR Program, The Jefferson Exchange by host Geoffrey Riley as they discuss how extreme heat affects our health.

Jefferson Public Radio Interview

July 6, 2015

Dr. Lovering in AroundtheO for featured work

The news for the UO community “Around the O” recently featured information about Dr. Andy Lovering’s research study that was recently published in the May Journal of Applied Physiology on AltitudeOmics and the effects of a condition known as patent foramen ovale in a high-altitude Bolivian setting.

Check out the entire article and links to the study here:


June 11, 2015

HPHY Graduate Profile Featured in Around the O

Congratulations to graduate Jonathan Friedman whose profile has been featured in Around the O, the University’s online news site. See the link for the full article and a video interview.

June 4, 2015

Dr. Li-Shan Chou’s research featured in American College of Sports Medicine Bulletin

Congratulations to Dr. Chou whose research on concussions has been featured in the Sports Medicine Bulletin, a resource from ACSM. Click the link to check out the full article.

ACSM Sports Medicine Bulletin