Faculty welcomes international scholar Professor Peter Raven for seminar series

The School of Health and Exercise Sciences welcomes Professor Peter Raven to seminar series

Professor Raven is a widely published and well-known researcher in the area of cardiorespiratory responses to exercise. He brings with him over 40 years of experience in human integrative physiological research as a Principal Investigator funded by the NIH, NIEHS, NIOSH, NHLBI, USAF and NASA. He is an internationally renowned expert in the field of exercise physiology with 178 peer reviewed publications, 19 book chapters and one undergraduate Exercise Physiology text book published in 2013.

Among numerous recognitions and awards, in 2006 Professor Raven received a lifetime achievement award for the body of his research at the Frontiers of Cardiology meeting,  and in 2011,  he was awarded the American Physiological Society's Exercise and Environmental Section's Honor award.

Raven will present a seminar entitled Historical Excellence in Physiology – Contributions from the Copenhagen Muscle Research Centre.

When: Thursday, March 20th 3:30pm
Where: ARTS 376

"We are thrilled that Dr. Raven is joining our school's seminar series," says Dr. Paul van Donkelaar, Director of the School of Health and Exercise Sciences."He brings a wealth of knowledge regarding exercise physiology and his participation in our Seminar Series will be invaluable for faculty and students.”

The School of Health and Exercise Sciences Seminar Series fosters the exchange of ideas to stimulate international collaborative teaching and research efforts. All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend Raven's seminar.

On March 22nd, the Faculty of Health and Social Development will welcome Raven as a keynote speaker at the inaugural Okanagan Cardiovascular & Respiratory Symposium, hosted by the Centre for Heart, Lung & Vascular Health. In this presentation, Raven will address arterial and cardiopulmonary baroreflexes during exercise.



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