James Pearson is an assistant professor of human physiology and nutrition within the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences. His research examines cardiovascular control – and more specifically, how human beings control their blood pressure during times of environmental stress, such as following exercising, exposure to high temperatures and during simulated blood loss.
Pearson sat down to discuss the importance of his research, what the new facilities of the William J. Hybl Sports Medicine and Performance Center will mean for his students and where he hopes to be in five years.
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