Physiology is the study of how the body works. The systems of the body — including the cardiovascular, respiratory, neural, renal, endocrine, gastrointestinal and reproductive systems — are examined using approaches ranging from molecular and cellular to whole-organism levels.
The Department of Physiology is part of the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona. It offers and participates in courses and programs of study for undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. The major in Physiology is the only undergraduate major offered through the College of Medicine.
- Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology
- Renal and Transport Physiology
- Endocrine, Metabolic and Reproductive Physiology
- Eye/Visual Systems Physiology
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June 23, 2014 (All day)
The Department of Physiology was well represented in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on June 15-19 at the biennial symposium of the prestigious International Motoneuron Society, where both fundamental and clinical aspects of motoneuron research were discussed and evaluated. Professor Andrew Fuglevand presented a fundamental talk on learning by the mammalian spinal cord. Two of his trainees, Brad Harwood (postdoctoral) and Hilary Wakefield (predoctoral; other advisors include Professor Ralph Fregosi) presented posters on a new method to record voluntary motor unit activity in the ra
May 9, 2014 (All day)
Congratulations to Dr. Cindy Rankin for being selected as an APS Physiology Education Community of Practice (PECOP) Fellow
Only 15 undergraduate educators were selected in 2014 to be PECOP Fellows.
May 5, 2014 - 9:34am
Dr. Cindy Rankin was selected as an Honorary Faculty member of the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society in recognition of her exemplary dedication to the University of Arizona community in upholding Mortar Board's three pillars of scholarship, leadership, and service.
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