Open lecture with Bo Fernhall
14 november 2019 14:15 – 15:00 Hörsal C3, Campus USÖ, Örebro universitet
"Inflammation and arterial function - chronic and acute inflammation and effects of exercise and physical activity"
Discussion will take place after the lecture in room C2202.
Dr. Bo Fernhall is currently Dean of the College of Applied Health Sciences and Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has an active research program on the effect of exercise and physical activity on heart and arterial health. He is especially interested in how exercise impacts the interaction of heart, arterial function and inflammation. Dr. Fernhall’s research program has a special focus on aging, racial and ethnic health disparities and cardiovascular health and function in individuals with disabilities or chronic disease conditions. Dr. Fernhall has been recognized for his work earning several awards. He was inducted into the National Academy of Kinesiology in 2005. He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association and the American College of Sports Medicine.