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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

February 6, 2018

…And The Winner Is!

Congratulations to our Faculty and Graduate students for winning these awesome awards for their hard work and dedication!

 


Josh Mangum: HPHY Graduate Teaching Award recipient 2018

This annual award comes with a monetary prize from the department and will be recognized at the HPHY commencement ceremony this year. The award also means he is nominated for the Graduate School’s Graduate Teaching Excellence Award.


Brett Ely: American Physiological Society’s Loren G. Myhre Environmental & Exercise Physiology (EEP) Pre-Doctoral Research Award recipient 2018

This annual award comes with a monetary prize from APS and she will be recognized at the EEP business meeting at the Experimental Biology Conference in San Diego in April 2018.


Austin Hocker: American Physiological Society’s Respiration Section Usha Award recipient 2018

This annual award comes with a monetary prize from APS and he will be recognized at the Respiration Section dinner at the Experimental Biology Conference in San Diego in April 2018.


Adrianne Huxtable: American Physiological Society’s Giles F. Filley Memorial Award for Excellence in Respiratory Physiology recipient 2018

This annual award comes with a monetary prize from APS and she will be recognized at the Respiration Section dinner at the Experimental Biology Conference in San Diego in April 2018


Thank you all for your dedication, hard work and commitment to the department!

 

 

January 29, 2018

Human Physiology Seeking Peer Advisors for 2018/2019

Want to become a Human Physiology Peer Advisor?


Peer advisors are a vital component of the HPHY department’s advising team.  Not only are HPHY peer advisors familiar with major and general education requirements, they are also trained to assist students with:

  • Interpreting their degree guide
  • Helping with schedule planning
  • Developing graduation plans

Peer advisors offer a perspective that professional advising staff cannot.  From experiences with various professors to balancing academic stressors and navigating UO systems, peer advisors are on the front-lines and have valuable viewpoints to share.


JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Analyze degree guides and inform students of the progress towards graduation
  • Develop well-balanced, accurate academic schedules
  • Generate graduation plans that take into account students’ individual circumstances
  • Schedule advising appointments
  • Work successfully in a team environment
  • Participate in other projects as determined by the team

 

Peer Advising Applications are due Feb. 12, 2018 

January 22, 2018

Heating Up The News

Dr. Chris Minson, Singer Endowed Professor,  and Brett Ely, Graduate Employee, both contributed their research knowledge from their heat studies in the following recent articles.

 

 

 

January 17, 2018

Interview With New Faculty Member: Dr. Elinor Sullivan

Elinor Sullivan recently joined Human Physiology as an Associate Professor as part of the Obesity Prevention Hiring Cluster through the Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention Initiative. Elinor joined the department Fall 2017 and is currently teaching for Winter 2018.

Read the full article and video interview from Around the O in the link:

https://around.uoregon.edu/content/new-faculty-member-targets-research-maternal-nutrition

January 16, 2018

Human Physiology Dominates Undergrad Research Awards

Congratulations to 3 Human Physiology undergraduate students, Spencer Smith, Shawn Melendy, and Haley Segelke! These 3 scholars will receive up to $1,000 in research support and present their research at the UO Undergraduate Research Symposium on May 17, 2018.

Read more about their mini grant topics and check out more about the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program in the links.

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program

UROP Mini Grant Recipients