Biography

NIH Pre-Doctoral Fellow (1990 - 1992) - UNT Health Scicene Center, Department of Integrative Physiology, Peter B. Raven; NIH Post-Doctoral Fellow (1992 - 1993) UT Southwestern Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, Jere H. Mitchell; NHBLI-NRSA (1993 - 1995) UT Southwestern Medical Center, Division of Cardiology; AHA funded research (1996 - 2006); NIH-NHLBI R01 funded research (1999 - 2004); Administrative duties (2001 - present)

Education

Undergraduate University of Texas at Austin (1985)
Graduate School University of North Texas Health Science Center (1992)

Research Interest

  • Exercise / Physical Activity
  • Human Brain Mapping
  • Neural Control of the Circulation

Publications

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Development, implementation, and short-term effectiveness of an interprofessional education course in a school of health professions.

Klocko DJ, Hoggatt Krumwiede K, Olivares-Urueta M, Williamson JW J Allied Health 2012 41 1 14-20

The relevance of central command for the neural cardiovascular control of exercise.

Williamson JW Exp. Physiol. 2010 Nov 95 11 1043-8

Are decreases in insular regional cerebral blood flow sustained during postexercise hypotension?

Williamson JW, Querry R, McColl R, Mathews D Med Sci Sports Exerc 2009 Mar 41 3 574-80

Exercise-induced decrease in insular activity during post-exercise hypotension

Lamb, K., R. McColl, D. Mathews, R. Querry, and J.W. Williamson Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 2007 39(4) 672-679

New insights into central cardiovascular control during exercise in humans: a central command update.

Williamson JW, Fadel PJ, Mitchell JH Exp. Physiol. 2006 Jan 91 1 51-8

A 30-year follow-up of the Dallas Bedrest and Training Study: II. Effect of age on cardiovascular adaptation to exercise training.

McGuire DK, Levine BD, Williamson JW, Snell PG, Blomqvist CG, Saltin B, Mitchell JH Circulation 2001 Sep 104 12 1358-66

A 30-year follow-up of the Dallas Bedrest and Training Study: I. Effect of age on the cardiovascular response to exercise.

McGuire DK, Levine BD, Williamson JW, Snell PG, Blomqvist CG, Saltin B, Mitchell JH Circulation 2001 Sep 104 12 1350-7

Hypnotic manipulation of effort sense during dynamic exercise: cardiovascular responses and brain activation.

Williamson JW, McColl R, Mathews D, Mitchell JH, Raven PB, Morgan WP J. Appl. Physiol. 2001 Apr 90 4 1392-9

Honors & Awards

  • Alpha Eta
    (2002)
  • Fellow
    American College of Sports Medicine (2000)
  • Visiting Scholar Award, UW Madison
    American College of Sports Medicine (1998)
  • National Reseach Service Award
    NHLBI (1993)
  • Forskerakademeit Research Award
    Danish Research Council, Copenhagen, Denmark (1992)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Physiological Society
  • Organization for Human Brain Mapping