Physiology Faculty

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Arbogast, Lydia A., Professor, Physiology, Ph.D., Indiana University, 1988; 1996. Molecular aspects of reproductive neuroendocrinology.

Bany, Brent, Associate Professor, Physiology, Ph.D., Western University (Canada), 1997; 2003. Uterine biology with a focus on the establishment and progression through early pregnancy in rodents and humans.

Ellsworth, Buffy S., Associate Professor, Physiology, Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2002; 2007. Pituitary gland development, molecular biology, regulation of gene expression.

Griffith, Chelsea M., Instructor, Physiology, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2018; 2019. Neurobiology, anatomy, physiology.

Hales, Dale Buck, Professor and Chair, Anatomy, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Physiology SIU School of Medicine, Carbondale, Biochemistry, Genetics, and Biophysics, Ph.D., University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1983; 2009. Reproductive physiology, cancer biology, cancer prevention with natural products/ ovarian cancer/ steroid biochemistry/ immune-endocrine interactions.

Hiremath, Deepak Somashekar, Instructor, Physiology, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2020; 2020. Reproductive physiology.

Jensik, Philip J., Assistant Professor, Physiology, Molecular and Cellular & Systemic Physiology, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2009; 2016. Neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders, functional genetics, neurobehavioral measures.

Krimsier, Jonathan M., Instructor, Physiology, M.S., Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2017; 2020. Learning and retention of anatomical sciences.

Liu, Qing, Assistant Professor, Physiology, Molecular Toxicology, Ph.D., University of Milwaukee, 2012; 2021. Stem cell biology, cardiovascular toxicology, genomics, metabolism.

Narayan, Prema, Associate Professor, Physiology, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1984; 2005. Reproductive endocrinology, gonadotropin hormones and receptors.

Nordman, Jacob C., Assistant Professor, Physiology, Behavior Neuroscience, Ph.D., George Mason University, 2014; 2021. Stress, synaptic and intrinsic plasticity, brain circuits, aggression, maladaptive behavior.

Raymer, Angela M., Instructor, Physiology, Animal Science, M.S., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1999; 1999. Physiology.

Zaczek, Denise J., Instructor, Physiology, Physiology, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2003; 2003. Systems physiology with emphasis in reproduction.

Zheng, Zhengui (Patrick), Associate Professor, Physiology, Ph.D., Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1997; 2014. Steroid hormone-regulated sexual dimorphic development of external genitalia, brain, and limbs and the genetic impact of environmental chemicals on sexual dimorphic organ development.

Emeriti Faculty

Bartke, Andrzej, Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1965.

Browning, Ronald A., Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, 1971.

Collard, Michael W., Associate Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Washington State University, 1987.

Ferraro, James S., Associate Professor, Ph.D., The Chicago Medical School, 1984.

Huggenvik, Jodi I., Associate Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., Washington State University, 1985.

Murphy, Laura L., Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., Medical College of Georgia, 1983.