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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted:
May 17, 2018

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May Melyn Galbreath, PhD, MSN, RN, FNP-C

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

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Nashville, Tennessee 37221

Work/Personal Cell 214-***-****

Email: ac5hul@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy, August 2008

Exercise, Nutrition & Preventive Health

Baylor University- Waco, Texas

Master of Nursing, August 1994

Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing- Nashville, Tennessee

Bachelor of Science, August 1990

Exercise Science

David Lipscomb University- Nashville, Tennessee

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Matrix Medical Network, November 2012-present

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

- Provide comprehensive initial and annual in-home medical assessments for Humana, Aetna and Wellcare members

Delta Locum Tenens, August 2012- October 2012

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

- Provided comprehensive initial and annual in-home medical assessments for Humana and Windsor members

University of Texas Medical Branch, September 2011 – July 2012

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

- Provided general medical care for acute, recurrent medical problems to incarcerated female and male offenders

- Provider for women’s health clinic and chronic care clinic

Inspiris Incorporated, November 2011-May 2012

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

- Provide comprehensive initial and annual in-home medical assessments for Humana clients

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, December 2010 – June 2011

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

- Coordinated all services related to adolescent and adult congenital patient care

- Provided follow-up care for stable adult congenital heart defect patients

- Participated in daily rounds for all in-patient adult congenital patients

- Presented adult congenital patients at weekly department meetings

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, July 2010 – December 2010

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

- Provided women’s health care to employees and dependents

- Family Medicine research committee team member

Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, July 2008 – June 2010

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Research/Clinic Nurse

- Assisted cardiologist in Autonomic Clinic as a RN and NP

- Served as nurse and protocol testing leader for comprehensive autonomic testing for clinic patients and outside referrals

- Provided training guidelines and medical follow-up for deconditioned patients (e.g., Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, POTS) in the autonomic clinic and global registry program under the supervision of a board certified cardiologist/autonomic expert in the context of an IRB approved POTS registry (IRB# 042009-016)

University of Texas Medical Branch, June 2007 – June 2008

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

- Unit Health Authority for correctional managed care facility, reported directly to regional medical director and served on clinic management team regarding administrative issues such as staffing and clinic flow

- Provided general medical care for acute, recurrent medical problems to incarcerated female and male offenders

- Provider for women’s health clinic and chronic care clinic

- Promoted to full-time status in June 2007

University of Texas Medical Branch, April 2006 – June 2007

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

- Part-time provider for correctional managed care facility for women’s health, chronic care clinic and acute episodic care.

Baylor University, Exercise & Sport Nutrition Laboratory, August 2004 – August 2008

Research Nurse

- Provided nursing supervision regarding all medical aspects of research participants and monitored medical side effects from research interventions

Baylor University, Exercise & Sport Nutrition Laboratory, August 2004 – August 2007

Doctoral Research Assistant & Nurse Practitioner

- Provided medical clearance for all study participants

- Responsibilities included performing strength testing, dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) analysis, bioelectric impedance analysis (BIA), resting energy expenditure (REE), venipuncture and blood processing, maximal stress testing, 12 lead ECG placements and interpretation, data collection and input, and various administrative duties

- Study coordinator for Curves Calcium involving 180 participants in an initial 14 week study with a one year follow up extension

Hunter Medical, April 2000 – June 2004

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

- Provided primary care services to military active-duty, spouses and dependents

- Employment status was part-time until June 2003, followed by full-time status until June 2004

Pulmonary Medicine of Virginia Beach, January 1999 – June 2003

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

- Evaluated and treated acute respiratory conditions

- Evaluated and treated chronic, stable respiratory patients for routine follow-up

- Assisted with rounds for hospitalized patients

- Evaluated and medically managed patients at local skilled nursing facility

- Employment status was full-time until June 2003, followed by part-time employment until June 2004

Eastern Shore Rural Health, May 1995 – December 1998

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

- Provided primary care to local underserved populations and seasonal migrant farm

workers

Jackson County Hospital, August 1994 – May 1995

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

- Provided primary care to local community in family practice setting

- Provided history and physical exams for local dual diagnosis treatment facility

Baptist Hospital Performance Sports, May 1991 – July 1993

Certified Athletic Trainer

- Provided rehabilitative care for patients with common orthopedic injuries physical therapy clinic

- Provided team coverage for local city and secondary school sports teams

- Full-time status changed to part-time during nursing school 1992-93

West Side Athletic Club, August 1990 – May 1991

Fitness Instructor

- Provided fitness testing for club members

- Provided supervision for cardiovascular and weight training areas

- Provided fitness in-services on health topics for club members

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, July 2008 – June 2010

Postdoctoral Fellow appointment in Internal Medicine/Cardiology

UT Southwestern Medical Center- Dallas, Texas

- Responsibilities included recruitment, screening, coordination, data acquisition, analysis and presentations for all arterial compliance data in NIH RO1 funded research study, entitled “Hypertension and Antihypertensive Therapy in Elderly Women” and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation funded study entitled “Long-Term Effects of Aliskiren versus Hydrochlorothiazide on Sympathetic Neural Control and Ventricular-Arterial Function in Elderly Hypertensive Patients”

- Served as protocol testing leader for both autonomic and arterial compliance testing

- Provided nursing coverage for autonomic lab studies prn for staff shortages

Baylor University, Exercise & Sport Nutrition Laboratory, August 2004 – August 2007

Doctoral Research Assistant

- Responsibilities included performing strength testing, DEXA analysis, BIA, resting energy expenditure, venipuncture and blood processing, maximal stress testing, 12 lead ECG placements and interpretation, data collection and input, and various administrative duties

- Study coordinator for Curves Calcium involving 180 participants in an initial 14 week study with a one year follow-up extension

Baylor University, spring semester 2006 & 2007

Instructor of Record

- Human Disease 4355

Baylor University, Exercise & Sport Nutrition Laboratory, August 2005 – August 2007

Floor Supervisor

- Responsible for all aspects of data collection for funded research studies, calibration of exercise physiology related equipment, quality control, and supervising and training staff consisting of undergraduate and graduate students

Baylor University, Exercise & Sport Nutrition Laboratory, August 2004 – August 2008

Research Nurse

- Provided nursing coverage for all medical aspects of research participants and monitored medical side effects from research interventions

CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING

Registered Nurse- Texas, #710142 & Tennessee #1276605

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner- American Nursing Credentialing Center, #0221351-

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Advanced Practice Nurse- Texas #710142, Tennessee #34041 & Georgia #CNP02066

CPR- American Heart Association

Certified Athletic Trainer- ATC Board of Certification #119102455 (date of issue 11-17-1991)

PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES ATTENDED

American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO, 2011 (presenter)

Federation of Experimental Biology, Anaheim, CA, 2010 (presenter)

American College of Sports Medicine, Seattle, WA, 2009 (presenter)

Texas Human Nutrition Conference (Optimal Nutrition for Sports and Exercise Performance), Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2005

Federation of Applied Scientist and Experimental Biologist, San Francisco, CA, 2005 (presenter)

Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine annual conference, Ft. Worth, TX, 2004

PUBLICATIONS in PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

1. George, SA, Bivens, TB, Howden, EJ, Saleem, Y, Galbreath, MM, Hendrickson, D,

Fu, Q & Levine, BD. The International POTS Registry: Evaluating the efficacy of an

exercise training intervention in a community setting. Heart Rhythm. 2016 Apr. 13(4):

943-50.

2. Best, SA, Bivens, TB, Palmer, DM, Boyd, KN, Galbreath, MM, Okada, Y, Carrick-

Ranson, G, Fujimoto, N, Shibata, S, Hastings, JL, Spencer, MD, Tarumi, T, Levine,

BD & Fu, Q. Heart rate recovery after maximal exercise is blunted in hypertensive

seniors. J Appl Physio. 2014 Dec 1; 117(11):1302-7.

3. Best, SA, Okada, Y, Galbreath, MM, Jarivs, SS, Bivens, TB, Adams-Huet, B & Fu,

Q. Age and sex differences in muscle sympathetic nerve activity in relation to

haemodynamics, blood volume and left ventricular size. Exp Physiol 2014 Jun;

99(6):839-48.

4. Okada, Y, Galbreath, MM, Shibata, S, Jarvis, SS, Bivens, TB, Vongpatanasin, W,

Levine, BD & Fu, Q. Morning blood pressure surge is associated with arterial

stiffness and sympathetic baroreflex sensitivity in hypertensive seniors. AM J Physiol

Heart Circ Physiol 2013 Sep 15; 305(6):H793-802.

5. Okada, Y, Galbreath, MM, Jarvis, SS, Bivens, TB, Vongpatanasin, W, Levine, BD &

Fu, Q. Response to creatine kinase and pressor response to orthostatic tolerance.

Hypertension. 2013 Feb; 61(2): e25.

6. Okada, Y, Galbreath, MM, Jarvis, SS, Bivens, TB, Vongpatanasin, W, Levine, BD &

Fu, Q. Elderly blacks have a blunted sympathetic neural responsiveness but greater

pressor response to orthostasis than elderly whites. Hypertension. 2012 Sep; 60(3):

842-8.

7. Galbreath MM, Shibita S, VanGundy TB, Okazaki K, Fu Q & Levine BD. Effects

of exercise training on autonomic function circulatory control in the postural

orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Clin Auton Res Apr. 2011 21(2):73-80.

8. Okada, Y, Galbreath, MM, Shibata, S, Jarvis, SS, Van Gundy, TB, Meir, RL,

Vompatanasin, W, Levine, BD & Fu, Q. Relationship between sympathetic

baroreflex sensitivity and arterial stiffness in elderly men and women. Hypertension.

2012 Jan. 59(1):98-104.

9. Jarvis SS, VanGundy TB, Galbreath MM, Shibata S, Okazaki K, Reelick MF, Levine

BD & Fu Q. Sex differences in the modulation of vasomotor sympathetic outflow during static handgrip exercise in healthy young humans. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2011 Jul;301(1):R193-200

10. Kersick C, Wismann-Bunn J, Fogt D, Thomas A, Taylor L, Campbell B, Wilborn C,

Harvey T, Roberts M, La Bounty P, Galbreath MM, Marcello B, Rasmussen C &

Kreider K. Changes in weight loss, body composition and cardiovascular disease

risk after altering macronutrient distributions during a regular exercise program in

obese women. Nutr J. 2010 Nov 22;9:59.

11. Fu Q, VanGundy TB, Galbreath MM, Shibata S, Jain M, Hastings JL, Bhella PS,

and Levine BD. Cardiac origins of the Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2010 55 (25): 2858-68.

12. Fu Q, Okazaki K, Shibata S, Robin SP, VanGundy TB, Galbreath MM, Reelick MF,

and Levine BD. Menstrual cycle effects on sympathetic neural responses to upright

tilt. Journal of Physiology 2009 587: 2019-31.

13. Nassar E, Mulligan C, Taylor L, Kerksick C, Galbreath MM, Greenwood M, Kreider

R and Willoughby D. Effects of a single dose of N-Acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine

(Melatonin) and resistance exercise on the growth hormone/IGF-1 axis in young

males and females. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 2007

4:14 (23 October 2007).

14. Wilborn C, Beckham J, Campbell B, Harvey T, Galbreath MM, La Bounty P,

Nassar E, Wismann J and Kreider RB. Obesity: prevalence, theories, medical

consequences, management and research directions. Journal of the International

Society of Sports Nutrition. 2005 2(2):4-31.

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Abstracts Published in National/International Journals/Conference Proceedings

1. Galbreath M, S Shibata, TB VanGundy, RL Meier, Y Okada, SS Jarvis, W Vongpatanasin, BD Levine, and Q Fu. Effects of Losartan-Hydrochlorothiazide Versus Benazepril-Amlodipine on Arterial Compliance in Hypertensive Seniors: a Pilot Study. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise Volume 43:5 Supplement 2011.

2. Shibata S, N Fujimoto, GC Carrick-Ranson, JL Hastings, PS Bhella, KN Boyd, JA McLoughlin, DM Palmer, DL Creson, M Galbreath, TB VanGundy, Q Fu and BD Levine. Central arterial stiffness is not responsible for systolic hypertension in the highly trained elderly. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 42 (5): S215, 2010.

3. Shibata S, W Wang, TB VanGundy, M Galbreath, Q Fu and BD Levine. Impaired left ventricular diastolic function in the Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 42 (5): S253, 2010.

4. Galbreath M, S Shibata, TB VanGundy, RL Meier, SS Jarvis, W Vongpatanasin, Q Fu and BD Levine. Hemodynamics in the untreated hypertensive elderly: Implications for gender differences. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 42 (5): S377, 2010.

5. VanGundy TB, M Galbreath, S Shibata, RL Meier, SS Jarvis, W Vongpatanasin, BD Levine and Q Fu. Effects of losartan-hydrochlorothiazide versus benazepril-amlodipine on sympathetic neural responses in hypertensive seniors: A pilot study. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 42 (5): S433, 2010.

6. Jarvis SS, TB VanGundy, M Galbreath, S Shibata, RL Meier, W Vongpatanasin, BD Levine and Q Fu. Elderly women demonstrate an attenuated vasoconstrictive response during a cold pressor stimulus. FASEB J 24: 594.2, 2010.

7. Fu Q, TB VanGundy, M Galbreath, S Shibata, SS Jarvis and BD Levine. Chronic treatment with propranolol does not alter sympathetic and cardiovagal baroreflex sensitivity in the Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. FASEB J 24: 977.1, 2010.

8. Galbreath M, S Shibata, TB VanGundy, RL Meier, SS Jarvis, W Vongpatanasin, BD Levine and Q Fu. Arterial compliance in untreated hypertensive elderly: Implications for gender differences. FASEB J 24: 982.10, 2010.

9. Markham DW, Q Fu, E Pacini, PS Bhella, N Minniefield, LF Metzemaekers, D Ridder, M Galbreath, MD Palmer, S Shibata, R Zhang, BR Bethea, DM Meyer, PC Patel, MH Drazner and BD Levine. Non-pulsatile left ventricular assist device (LVAD) patients have exaggerated hemodynamic and autonomic responses to head-up tilting compared to pulsatile LVAD patients and controls. Circulation 120: S843, 2009.

10. Ridder D, DW Markham, Q Fu, E Pacini, PS Bhella, N Minniefield, LF Metzemaekers, M Galbreath, MD Palmer, S Shibata, R Zhang, BR Bethea, DM Meyer, PC Patel, MH Drazner, and BD Levine. Non-pulsatile left ventricular assist device (LVAD) patients show impaired cerebral autoregulation in response to upright tilt. Circulation 120: S725-6, 2009.

11. Fu Q, TB VanGundy, M Galbreath, S Shibata, and BD Levine. Menstrual cycle effects on neurohumoral regulation of hemodynamics during 2 h of standing in the Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. Clin Auton Res 19 (5): 277, 2009.

12. Fu Q, TB VanGundy, S Shibata, M Galbreath, and BD Levine. Neurohumoral and autonomic changes after head-up tilt in Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. Clin Auton Res 19 (5): 291, 2009.

13. Fu Q, TB VanGundy, S Shibata, M Galbreath, and BD Levine. Chronic treatment with propranolol does not alter sympathetic neural responses to handgrip and cold pressor stimuli in the Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. Clin Auton Res 19 (5): 292, 2009.

14. VanGundy TB, S Shibata, MD Palmer, DL Creson, M Galbreath, BD Levine and Q Fu. Venoarteriolar responses is unaltered by beta-adrenergic blocker or exercise training in Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 41 (5): S199, 2009.

15. Galbreath M, S Shibata, TB VanGundy, DL Creson, MD Palmer, Q Fu and BD Levine. Effects of short-term exercise training on autonomic circulatory control in the Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 41 (5): S216, 2009.

16. Shibata S, PS Bhella, N Minniefield, M Galbreath, JL Hastings, E Pacini, F Krainski, MD Palmer, J McLoughlin, TB VanGundy, DL Creson, Q Fu, R Zhang and BD Levine. Effects of “life-long” exercise training on arterial stiffness in the elderly. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 41 (5): S245, 2009.

17. Fu Q, S Shibata, TB VanGundy, K Okazaki, M Galbreath and BD Levine. Neither gender or the menstrual cycle affects sympathetic baroreflex sensitivity during orthostasis in humans. FASEB J 23: 786.6, 2009.

18. Fu Q, TB VanGundy, S Shibata, M Galbreath, and BD Levine. Contributions of cardiac output and total peripheral resistance to vasovagal syncope during orthostasis. FASEB J 23: 611.7, 2009.

19. Kerksick C, K Beavers, R Chandran, J Jitomir, M Serra, B Shelmadine, C Wilborn, J Wismann, E Nassar, J Dove, M Galbreath, T Harvey, P La Bounty, B Campbell, M Cooke, M Iosia, C Rasmussen, R Wilson and R Kreider. Relationship of resting energy expenditure to body composition and clinical health markers. FASEB, 2009.

20. Culbertson J, M Byrd, M Cooke, C Kirksick, B Campbell, C Wilborn, M Galbreath, R Li, M Ferreira, E Nassar, T Harvey, A Parker, T Courtney, J Dove, K Beavers, M Serra, J Jitomir, J Moreillon, S Simbo, R Chandran, G Hudson, C Cecelia, E Deike, M Iosia, C Rasmussen, M Greenwood and R Kreider. Effects of the Curves® fitness & weight loss program on body composition & resting energy expenditure. FASEB, 2009.

21. Moreillon J, J Culbertson, M Byrd, J Wismann, M Galbreath, C Wilborn, L Taylor, B Campbell, E Nassar, J Dove, T Harvey, C Kerksick, P La Bounty, A Parker, M Ferreira, M Cooke, M Iosia, R Chandran, K Beavers, M Serra, J Jitomir, C Curts, E Deike, G Hudson, T Buford, B Shelmadine, C Rasmussen, M Greenwood, D Willoughby and R Kreider. Effects of the Curves® fitness & weight loss program on markers of health & fitness. FASEB, 2009.

22. Kerksick C, K Beavers, R Chandran, J Jitomir, M Serra, B Shelmadine, C Wilborn, J Wismann, E Nassar, J Dove, M Galbreath, P La Bounty, B Campbell, M Ferreira, M Cooke, M Iosia, C Rasmussen, R Wilson and R Kreider. Relationship of uric acid to body composition, heart disease risk factors and energy expenditure. FASEB, 2009.

23. Rasmussen C, J Culbertson, R Li, M Ferreira, A Parker, J Jitomir, M Galbreath, M Serra, K Beavers, J Dove, B Shelmadine, G Hudson, C Curts, J Moreillon, M Byrd, E Deike and R Kreider. Effects of the Curves® fitness & weight loss program in women with medically-managed conditions: body composition and resting energy expenditure. FASEB, 2009.

24. Byrd M, M Ferreira, R Li, A Parker, M Galbreath, J Jitomir, M Serra, K Beavers, J Dove, J Culbertson, G Hudson, B Shelmadine, C Curts, J Moreillon, E Deike, C Rasmussen and R Kreider. Effects of the Curves® fitness & weight loss program in women with medically managed conditions: training adaptations. FASEB, 2009.

25. Kerksick C, A Thomas, C Rasmussen, C Wilborn, B Campbell, T Harvey, P La Bounty, M Galbreath, B Marcello, J Wismann, M Roberts, M Ferreira, R Li, A Parker, K Sharp and R Kreider. Acute effects of ingesting a high carbohydrate and high protein hypocaloric diet on body mass, body composition, and resting energy expenditure in obese females. 2006 Nutrition and Metabolism. http://www.nmsociety.org/postersdisplay06.htm.

26. Kreider R, C Kerksick, A Thomas, C Rasmussen, C Wilborn, B Campbell, T Harvey, P La Bounty, M Galbreath, B Marcello, J Wismann, M Roberts, M Ferreira, R Li, A Parker and K Sharp. Effects of increased levels of energy intake after hypocaloric dieting on body mass, body composition, and resting energy expenditure in obese females. 2006 Nutrition and Metabolism. http://www.nmsociety.org/postersdisplay06.htm.

27. Campbell B, C Kerksick, C Wilborn, T Harvey, J Wismann, P La Bounty, M Galbreath, C Rasmussen, R Wilson and R Kreider. Effects of increased levels of energy intake after hypocaloric dieting on body mass, body composition, total body water, and resting energy expenditure in obese females. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. 3(1):S29, 2006.

28. Kerksick C, L Taylor, B Campbell, C Moulton, C Wilborn, T Harvey, J Wismann, P La Bounty, M Galbreath, M Iosia, M Roberts, C Rasmussen, R Wilson, and R Kreider. Effects of increased levels of energy intake after hypocaloric dieting on metabolic indicators of fuel utilization in obese females. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. 3(1):S13, 2006.

29. Harvey T, C Wilborn, J Wismann, M Galbreath, B Campbell, M Ferreira, P LaBounty, M Roberts, S Ounpraseuth, J Crixell, C Rasmussen, M Greenwood, R Wilson and R Kreider. Effects of calcium supplementation in post-menopausal women participating in the Curves® fitness & weight loss program III: Training adaptations. FASEB J, LB 418, 2006.

30. La Bounty P, B Campbell, J Wismann, E Nassar, A Thomas, J Beckham, M

Wieckowski, M Galbreath, T Harvey, M Greenwood and R Kreider. Blood markers of

kidney function and dietary protein intake of resistance trained males. Journal of

the International Society of Sports Nutrition. 2(1):S5, 2005.

31. Campbell B, C Kerksick, C Wilborn, B Marcello, R Lutz, P La Bounty, T Harvey, L Taylor, M Galbreath, C Rasmussen, M Greenwood, and R Kreider. Assessment of a Learning Curve for the Wingate Anaerobic Test. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(4) 2005.

32. Campbell B, P La Bounty, A Thomas, E Nassar, J Wismann, T Harvey, C Kerksick,

M Wieckowski, J Beckham, M Roberts, M Galbreath, M Greenwood, D Willoughby,

and R Kreider. Dietary protein and carbohydrate intake of resistance trained males.

Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. 2(1):S6, 2005.

33. Harvey T, J Beckham, B Campbell, M Galbreath, C Kerksick, P La Bounty, C

Rasmussen, D Fogt, M Greenwood, D Willoughby and R Kreider. Effects of the

Curves® fitness & weight loss program I: Body composition. Annual Experimental

Biology Meeting, FASEB Journal 19: LB 251, 2005.

34. Galbreath, M, C Wilborn, J Wismann, J Beckham, T Harvey, C Kerksick, P

La Bounty, T Magrans, B Marcello, C Moulton, M Roberts, B Campbell, D

Rohle, L Taylor, A Thomas, A Vacanti, S Ounpraseuth, P Casey, C

Rasmussen, D Fogt, M Greenwood, R Wilson and R Kreider (Sponsor: D

Willoughby). Effects of the Curves® fitness & weight loss program IV: Health

markers. FASEB J 19(4): LB 256, 2005.

35. Thomas, A, T Magrans, B Marcello, C Moulton, M Roberts, D Rohle, L Taylor,

A Thomas, A Vacanti, C Wilborn, J Wismann, J Beckham, B Campbell, M

Galbreath, T Harvey, C Kerksick, P La Bounty, S Ounpraseuth, P Casey, C

Rasmussen, D Fogt, M Greenwood, R Wilson and R Kreider (Sponsor: D

Willoughby). Effects of the Curves® fitness & weight loss program II: Resting energy

expenditure. FASEB J 19(4): LB 252, 2005.

36. Wismann, J, C Moulton, D Rohle, L Taylor, A Vacanti, C Wilborn, J Beckham,

B Campbell, M Galbreath, T Harvey, P La Bounty, B Marcello, M Roberts, A

Thomas, D Fogt, C Kerksick, T Magrans, S Ounpraseuth, P Casey, C

Rasmussen, M Greenwood, R Wilson and R Kreider (Sponsor: D. Willoughby).

Long-Term effects of the Curves® fitness & weight loss program: Health Outcomes.

FASEB J 19(4): LB 262, 2005.

37. Nassar, E, Long, R Bowden, B Lanning, A Zimmerman, J Beckham, T

Magrans, A Thomas, J Wismann, M Galbreath, B Campbell, T Harvey, C

Kerksick, P La Bounty, B Marcello, C Moulton, M Roberts, C Wilborn, S

Ounpraseuth, P Casey, C Rasmussen, D Fogt, M Greenwood, R Wilson and R

Kreider (Sponsor: D Willoughby). Effects of the Curves® fitness & weight loss

program V: Quality of life. FASEB J 19(4): LB 257, 2005.

38. Campbell, B, D Rohle, L Taylor, A Thomas, A Vacanti, C Wilborn, J Wismann,

J Beckham, M Galbreath, T Harvey, C Kerksick, P La Bounty, T Magrans, B

Marcello, C Moulton, M Roberts, S Ounpraseuth, P Casey, C Rasmussen, D

Fogt, M Greenwood, R Wilson and R Kreider (Sponsor: D Willoughby). Effects of

the Curves® fitness & weight loss program III: Training adaptations. FASEB J

19(4): LB 254, 2005.

39. Long, L, B Lanning, R Bowden, E Nassar, A Zimmerman, B Campbell, T

Harvey, C Kerksick, P La Bounty, B Marcello, C Moulton, M Roberts, C Wilborn,

T Magrans, A Thomas, J Wismann, M Galbreath, J Beckham, S Ounpraseuth,

P Casey, D Fogt, C Rasmussen, M Greenwood, R Wilson and R Kreider

(Sponsor: D Willoughby). Effects of the Curves® fitness & weight loss program VI:

Body image. FASEB J 19(4): LB 269, 2005.

40. Mulligan, C, C Moulton, L Taylor, D Rohle, A Vacanti, D Willoughby, A Thomas,

C Wilborn, C Kerksick, J Wismann, J Beckham, B Campbell, M Galbreath, T

Harvey, P LaBounty, T Magrans, B Marcello, M Roberts, S Ounpraseuth, P

Casey, C Rasmussen, D Fogt, M Greenwood, R Wilson and R Kreider (Sponsor:

D Willoughby). Effects of the Curves® fitness & weight loss program: Relationship

of Changes in Energy Expenditure to Thyroid Status. FASEB J 19(4): LB 258,

2005.

41. Magrans, T, C Wilborn, J Wismann, J Beckham, B Campbell, M Galbreath, T

Harvey, P La Bounty, B Marcello, C Moulton, M Roberts, D Rohle, L Taylor, A

Thomas, A Vacanti, D Fogt, C Kerksick, S Ounpraseuth, P Casey, C

Rasmussen, M Greenwood, R Wilson and R Kreider (Sponsor: D. Willoughby).

Long-Term effects of the Curves® fitness & weight loss program: Body composition

and resting energy expenditure. FASEB J 19(4): LB 260, 2005.

GRANT AWARD

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Loan Repayment Program (LRP) funded by National Institute on Aging (NIA) for the amount of $5000 at completion, 2009.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

1. Study entitled “Hypertension and Antihypertensive Therapy in Elderly Women”. Study purpose: To determine the mechanisms for sex differences in hypertension in seniors ( 65 yr), and the optimal combination of drug and non-drug (exercise training) therapies in elderly women. Funded by National Heart Lung and Blood Institute R01, PI Qi Fu, MD, PhD. Role: Postdoctoral Fellow.

2. IRB approved “Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Registry” (IRB# 042009-016). Registry purpose: to determine effectiveness of exercise program outside the constraints of a research environment. Funded by the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, PI Benjamin D. Levine, MD. Role: Postdoctoral Fellow/RN/FNP-C.

3. Study entitled “Long-Term Effects of Aliskiren versus Hydrochlorothiazide on Sympathetic Neural Control and Ventricular-Arterial Function in Elderly Hypertensive Patients”. Study purpose: to compare long-term (i.e., 6 months) effects of a direct renin inhibitor aliskiren and a thiazide diuretic hydrochlorothiazide on sympathetic neural control and ventricular-arterial function in hypertensive seniors. Funded by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, PI Qi Fu, MD, PhD. Role: Postdoctoral Fellow.

4. Effects of the Curve for Women® Fitness and Weight Loss Program on Body Composition, Metabolism, and Exercise Capacity in Sedentary Overweight Females (Funded by Curves International). PI Richard Kreider, PhD. Role: Doctoral Research Assistant/RN/FNP-C.

5. Acute Effects of Caloric Intake and Macronutrient Type on Body Weight, Body

Composition, Resting Energy Expenditure, and Total Metabolic Rate. Funded by

Curves International, PI Richard Kreider, PhD. Role: Doctoral Research

Assistant/RN/FNP-C.

6. Effects of Calcium Supplementation on Body Composition, Metabolism, and Exercise

Capacity in Post-Menopausal Women participating in the Curves for Women®

Fitness and Weight Loss Program. Funded by Curves International). PI Richard

Kreider, PhD. Role: Doctoral Research Assistant/RN/FNP-C.

LABORATORY AND EQUIPMENT EXPERIENCE

Blood Collection (venipuncture techniques)

Intravenous insertion

Colin & SphygmoCor Tonometry

Doppler Ultrasound measurements for arterial stiffness

Portapres/Finapres application and software management

Analyte Assessment (ELISA)

Urinalysis

Body Composition Assessment (e.g. DEXA, Anthropometrics, Skinfolds, Hydrostatic weighing, BIA)

Resting/Exercising Energy Expenditure via indirect calorimetry

Cardiopulmonary/ECG Exercise Testing

Upper and lower body Strength Testing (isotonic)

Nutritional Analysis (ESHA Nutritional Software)

Data entry/quality control/statistical analysis

Review of literature compilation

QuantaFlo peripheral artery disease test

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Cardiovascular health and gender differences

Effects of nutritional intervention and resistance exercise on aging and chronic disease

REFERENCES

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