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Published in This Week on March 03, 2014

Physiological group taps Alexander for council

Barbara_AlexanderMembers of the American Physiological Society have elected Dr. Barbara Alexander, associate professor of physiology, as one of three new APS councilors.

Alexander, who has served in various positions within the APS and on its related editorial boards, researches how maternal hypertension during pregnancy affects birth weight and long-term blood pressure regulation in offspring.

Alexander and the other newly elected councilors will take office at the experimental biology meeting on Wednesday, April 30.

Established in 1887, the APS is the first U.S. society in the biomedical sciences field. It represents more than 11,000 members and publishes 14 peer-reviewed journals with a worldwide readership.         

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