Biography

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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 - 2020, Associate Professor, Cardiology Division, Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern

2020 - present, Professor, Cardiology Division, Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern

 

Education

Medical School
Suzhou University (1989), Medicine
Graduate School
Unlisted - International Colle (1995)
Graduate School
Nagoya University - Japan (2001)

Research Interest

  • Autonomic circulatory control in normotensive and hypertensive pregnancies
  • Cardiovascular health in women
  • Sex differences in blood pressure regulation in humans

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Broader adaptive range of sympathetic burst size in response to blood pressure change in older women with greater arterial stiffness
Yoshiyuki Okada, M Melyn Galbreath, Sara S Jarvis, Shigeki Shibata, Wanpen Vongpatanasin, Benjamin D Levine, Qi Fu J Physiol 2020 Aug 16 598 3331-3341
Impact of sex and age on metabolism, sympathetic activity, and hypertension
Jeung-Ki Yoo, Qi Fu FASEB J 2020 Aug Aug 10. doi: 10.1096/fj.202001006RR. Online ahead of print.
Neural control of blood pressure during pregnancy in humans
Sarah L Hissen, Qi Fu Clin Auton Res 2020 Jun doi: 10.1007/s10286-020-00703-3. Online ahead of print.
Sex differences in the sympathetic neural recruitment and hemodynamic response to head-up tilt in older hypertensives
Mark B Badrov, Yoshiyuki Okada, Jeung-Ki Yoo, Wanpen Vongpatanasin, J Kevin Shoemaker, Benjamin D Levine, Qi Fu Hypertension 2020 Feb 2 75 458-467
Impact of prolonged spaceflight on orthostatic tolerance during ambulation and blood pressure profiles in astronauts
Qi Fu, Shigeki Shibata, Jeffrey L Hastings, Steven H Platts, Douglas M Hamilton, Michael W Bungo, Michael B Stenger, Christine Ribeiro, Beverley Adams-Huet, Benjamin D Levine Circulation 2019 Aug 9 140 729-738
Role of corin in blood pressure regulation in normotensive and hypertensive pregnancy
Mark B Badrov, Sun Young Park, Jeung-Ki Yoo, Michinari Hieda, Yoshiyuki Okada, Sara S Jarvis, Abigail S Stickford, Stuart A Best, David B Nelson, Qi Fu Hypertension 2019 Feb 2 73 432-439
Sympathetic neural and hemodynamic responses during cold pressor test in elderly blacks and whites
Yoshiyuki Okada, Sara S Jarvis, Stuart A Best, Jeffrey G Edwards, Joseph M Hendrix, Beverley Adams-Huet, Wanpen Vongpatanasin, Benjamin D Levine, Qi Fu Hypertension 2016 May 5 67 951-958
Age and sex differences in muscle sympathetic nerve activity in relation to haemodynamics, blood volume and left ventricular size
Stuart A Best, Yoshiyuki Okada, M Melyn Galbreath, Sara S Jarvis, Tiffany B Bivens, Beverley Adams-Huet, Qi Fu Exp Physiol 2014 Jun 6 99
Sympathetic activation during early pregnancy in humans
Sara S Jarvis, Shigeki Shibata, Tiffany B Bivens, Yoshiyuki Okada, Brian M Casey, Benjamin D Levine, Qi Fu J Physiol 2012 Aug 15 590 3535-3543
Cardiac origins of the postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
Qi Fu, Tiffany B Vangundy, M Melyn Galbreath, Shigeki Shibata, Manish Jain, Jeffrey L Hastings, Paul S Bhella, Benjamin D Levine J Am Coll Cardiol 2010 Jun 25 55 2858-2868

Honors & Awards

  • APS-select Award for Distinction in Scholarship in the AJP-R Paper Entitled ┬ôReduced Left Ventricular Diastolic Function in Women with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder┬ö
    (2019)
  • NASA JSC Group Achievement Award to Sex and Gender Report Team for Outstanding Contributions to the "Impact of Sex and Gender on Adaptation to Spaceflight" Report
    NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (2015)
  • The American Physiology Society Shih-Chun Wang Young Investigator Award
    (2012)
  • DAVID H. P. STREETEN American Autonomic Society Award
    (2004)
  • The Japanese Foundation for Aging and Health
    (2001)
  • The Japanese Government Scholarship
    (1997)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Heart Association and American Stroke Association (2012)
  • American Physiology Society (2008)
  • American Autonomic Society (2003)
  • American College of Sports Medicine Society (2001-2010)