Gaston Kapuku

Associate Professor

Gaston Kapuku

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Population Health Science

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Cardiology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics

  • (706) 721-8343
  • HS 1723

Education

  • Ph.D., Biomedical Sciences, General. Nagasaki University, 1993

  • MD, Medicine. Kinshasa University, 1983

Awards & Honors

  • Mentor: Engel group, APS Young Investigator Colloquium 2015 2015

  • Mentor: Engel group, APS Young Investigator Colloquium 2013 2013

  • Blue Ribbon Presentation International Society of Hypertension in Blacks, 2008

  • MCG President Award 2008

  • Medical Fellowship Award International Society of Hypertension in Blacks, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PEDS 5086

    Intro to Ped Hth Prom-Dise

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Ethnic Differences in Resting Heart Rate Variability: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, 2015
  • Adverse childhood experiences are associated with detrimental hemodynamics and elevated circulating endothelin-1 in adolescents and young adults, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Brain natriuretic hormone predicts stress-induced alterations in diastolic function, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • DNA methylation of the LY86 gene is associated with obesity, insulin resistance, and inflammation, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Ethnic Differences in Resting Heart Rate Variability: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Professional Service

  • American Journal of Cardiology 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • American Journal of Medical Sciences 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • American Journal of Physiology 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Ethnicity and Diseases 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer