Physiology department gains new instructor
Dr. Rodrigo O. Maranon, a postdoctoral research fellow at UMMC, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an instructor in physiology.
After receiving the M.D. from the Medical School of the National University of Tucuman, Argentina, in 2007, Maranon earned the Ph.D. in biological science there in 2010. He taught physiology there since 2008 and served as an initiation fellow from 2007-08 and as a doctoral fellow from 2009-11 at the National University of Tucuman. Since 2011, Maranon has served as a postdoctoral research fellow in the lab of Dr. Jane Reckelhoff on the topic, "Sex Differences and Hypertension" in the Department of Physiology at UMMC.
An active member of several professional organizations, including the American Heart Association, the American Society of Nephrology and the American Physiological Society, Maranon is the author or coauthor of 15 articles in peer-reviewed professional publications and 10 abstracts during the last two years.