Joey P. Granger is the Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor, Professor of Physiology and Medicine, Director of the Cardiovascular-Renal Research Center, Dean of the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. His research focuses on the pathophysiology of preeclamspsia and his lab has been continuously funded by NIH since 1985. Granger also currently serves as the principal investigator of a NHLBI Institutional Training Grant entitled “Hypertension and Cardiorenal Diseases Research Training Program and NIGMS “Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research”.
Granger served as Chair of the American Heart Association Council on Hypertension and also served as President of the American Physiology Society in 2012. He also served on scientific study sections for the AHA, NIH, NASA, and the Veterans Administration. He served as chair of the Hypertension and Microcirculation NIH study section. He has authored or co-authored over 300 peer-reviewed publications with over 24,000 citations. Granger served an Associate Editor for Hypertension and as Co-Editor of the eBook series entitled Integrative Systems Physiology. He served as the Editor of the Council for High Blood Pressure Newsletter and an Associate Editor for News in Physiological Sciences and American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory and Integrative Physiology.
Granger has received several awards including the AHA Distinguished Scientist Award, APS E.H. Starling Distinguished Lecture Award, APS Bodil M. Schmidt-Nielsen Distinguished Mentor and Scientist Award, Dahl Memorial Lecture of the AHA, American Society of Hypertension Young Scholar Award, the International Society of Hypertension Demuth Research Award, Inter-American Society of Hypertension Young Investigator Award, the Regulatory and Integrative Physiology Young Investigator Award of the APS Water and Electrolyte Section, the Harold Lamport Award of the Cardiovascular Section of the APS the Henry Pickering Bowditch Lecture of the APS, and the Established Investigator Award of the AHA.