University of Wisconsin–Madison

Dr. Barnes to speak at Healthy Hearts for Women Symposium

January 31, 2018
Jill BarnesUW-Madison’s Jill Barnes will be delivering a presentation at the fourth annual Healthy Hearts for Women Symposium hosted by the University of Kentucky Medical Center.Barnes will be giving a talk on Friday, Feb. 2, titled, “Sex-specific factors regulating pressure and flow.”

Barnes is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology. She heads the Barnes Lab within the Bruno Balke Biodynamics Laboratory, where she investigates potential risk factors and links for both cardiovascular disease and dementia.

This symposium at the University of Kentucky is part of the “Go Red for Women” event that’s designed to bring attention to cardiovascular disease risk in women.