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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

October 19, 2015

2015 HPHY Graduate featured in APS’ Student’s Corner

Recent Human Physiology graduate Mairin Peck provides her perspective as an undergrad through the HPHY program. The article titled “Discovering Human Physiology” was published in the September issue of the American Physiological Society’s journal.

Full article here


September 23, 2015

HPHY Staff selected for Guest Coach Program

Congratulations to Jen Strong who was nominated by the Registrar staff to get a behind the scenes look at this Saturday’s football game vs. Utah.

The Guest Coach Program, a project of Support Services for Student Athletes & Athletics, has been bringing together faculty, staff & athletes together for over 30 years. A unique way to get a different perspective as to what student athletes experience on game day.

Recipients who are selected get to attend a pre-game meal with the team, receive a tour of athletic facilities, attend the team meeting, watch the game from the sidelines, hang out at a special tailgater and also attend the post game press conference and reception.

WOW! Congrats Jen! Look for her on the sidelines this Saturday!

Here is a picture of Guest Coach Strong on the sidelines!
Guest coach Strong & Harrison

September 15, 2015

HPHY Adjunct Instructor running towards World Title

Kimber Mattox, Human Physiology Adjunct Instructor, joins Team USA at the 31st World Mountain Running Championships in North Wales September 19th.

Good Luck Kimber!

Register Guard Article

World Mountain Running Association

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