Department of Physiology


PhUN! Week 2017

    • Students, postdocs and faculty participated in the American Physiological Society's Physiology Understanding (PhUn) initiative at Stallings Island Middle School.  Seventh graders were taught about physiology and related career possibilities through hands on activities. 
    • Dr. Sullivan was awarded an American Heart Association (AHA) Established Investigator Award.
    • Nicole Klee, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Webb's lab, won the Best Podium Competition Models and Methods in Pelvic Research at the Association of Chairs of Departments of Physiology.

      2016 MOVD Attendees

    • The 12th International Symposium Mechanisms of Vasodilatation was another successful event, chaired by Dr. Webb and     Dr. Virginia Miller.  Thank you to everyone    who participated!   (Pictured right)
    • The Lois Taylor Ellison, MD, Lectureship in Physiology was featured in the MCG Dean's Diary.
    • A paper published by Drs. McCarthy, Goulopoulou, Wenceslau, Spitler, Matsumoto and Webb was the third most cited article    from 2014 according to the American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology.  
    • Dr. Sullivan was accepted into Augusta University's 2016 Authentic Women Leaders Pilot Pipeline Program.
    • Dr. Bollag received an Augusta University Pilot Study Research Program (PSRP).  There were forty-one applications, only eight were awarded. 
    • Dr. Chen had her research featured in the Augusta Chronicle.
    • Ellen Gillis, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Sullivan’s lab, received an Abstract Travel Award to attend the 2016 American Physiological Society (APS) Conference.


Department of Physiology
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Interdisciplinary Research Center
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Augusta, GA 30912


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