Biography

EDUCATION/TRAINING:

1989, Suzhou University School of Medicine, China: MD

1995, Suzhou University School of Medicine, China: MSc (Neurology)

2001, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Japan: PhD (Autonomic Neuroscience)

2001 - 2004, IEEM, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas: Post-Doc (Autonomic Neural Control)

 

POSITIONS AND EMPLOYMENT:

1989 - 1995 Resident, Physician, Department of Neurology, the 2nd Affiliated Hospital of Suzhou University, China

1995 - 1997 Neurologist, Department of Neurology, the 2nd Affiliated Hospital of Suzhou University, China

2000 - 2001 Research Assistant, Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Nagoya University, Japan

2001 - 2001 Research Resident, Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Nagoya University, Japan

2001 - 2004 Research Associate Fellow, Institute for Exercise & Environmental Medicine, Dallas

2004 - 2006 Instructor, Cardiology Division, Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern

2006 - 2012 Assistant Professor, Cardiology Division, Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern

2012 - present Associate Professor, Cardiology Division, Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern

 

Education

Medical School "suzhou University,school of Medicine, China" (1989), Medicine
Graduate School "suzhou University, School of Medicine, China" (1995)
Graduate School Nagoya University - Japan (2001)

Research Interest

  • Neural and non-neural control of blood pressure in women

Publications

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Elderly blacks have a blunted sympathetic neural responsiveness but greater pressor response to orthostasis than elderly whites.
Okada Y, Galbreath MM, Jarvis SS, Bivens TB, Vongpatanasin W, Levine BD, Fu Q Hypertension 2012 Sep 60 3 842-8
Sex differences in the modulation of vasomotor sympathetic outflow during static handgrip exercise in healthy young humans.
Jarvis SS, Vangundy TB, Galbreath MM, Shibata S, Okazaki K, Reelick MF, Levine BD, Fu Q Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. 2011 Jul 301 1 R193-200
Autonomic circulatory control during pregnancy in humans.
Fu Q, Levine BD Semin. Reprod. Med. 2009 Jul 27 4 330-7

Honors & Awards

  • The American Physiology Society Shih-Chun Wang Young Investigator Award
    (2012)
  • NIH Exploratory and Development Research Grant Award
    (2009)
  • NIH Research Project Grant Program Award
    (2008)
  • DAVID H. P. STREETEN American Autonomic Society Award
    (2004)
  • The National Institutes of Health Mentored Career Development Award
    (2004)
  • The American Heart Association Texas Affiliate Fellowship Award
    (2002)
  • The Japanese Foundation for Aging and Health
    (2001)
  • The Japanese Government Scholarship
    (1997)