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Human Physiology 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…)

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September 18, 2019

Human Physiology is Hiring Tenure Track Faculty

We are pleased to announce 2 Tenure Track Faculty Positions.

Human Physiology Open Positions

The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. The UO’s 295-acre campus features state-of-the art facilities in an arboretum-like setting within the traditional homelands of the Kalapuya people. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of 157,000 within easy driving distance of the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland.

May 6, 2019

HPHY Welcomes New Anatomy Tool

Human Physiology installed a brand new state-of-the-art 3D Anatomy table to it’s teaching repertoire this year. Welcome to the world’s first virtual dissection table from Anatomage.

“The $80,000 table — made by Anatomage and billed as the world’s first virtual dissection table — was gifted to the department last fall by UO alumnus Samuel Blackwell, a retired Redmond physical therapist, and his wife, Linda. The table was installed in December into the human physiology tutorial room in the lower level of the science library.”

Read the full article about the new dissection table in the Around the O article here: https://around.uoregon.edu/content/digital-table-gives-uo-students-3d-views-inside-human-bodies

October 12, 2018

Dr. Andy Lovering Dives into Croatia for Research Grant

While some of us might have to Google where in the world Croatia is, Dr. Andy Lovering is taking his Fulbright Program funds and researching prevention of respiratory diseases by studying breath hold divers in this small country along the Adriatic sea. 

 

KMTR News coverage: https://nbc16.com/news/local/uo-researcher-studies-divers-in-search-for-new-treatments-for-pulmonary-hypertension

You can follow Dr. Lovering’s journey by following him on Twitter or read more about his research on his website.