Jill Barnes, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology; Physiology

jnbarnes@wisc.edu

608-262-1654

1141 Gymnasium-Natatorium
2000 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706

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Biography

Dr. Jill Barnes is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology, with an affiliate faculty appointment in the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology at the School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Barnes received her undergraduate degree University of Michigan, her master’s degree and PhD degrees in Exercise Physiology from the University of Texas at Austin, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Integrative Physiology at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Barnes’ primary line of research is to understand the effect of aging on the structure and function of the blood vessels in humans and how this relates to the risk of cardiovascular disease and dementia. Her laboratory focuses on how age-associated changes in the structure and function of blood vessels influence the control of blood flow to the brain.

EDUCATION

Postdoc, Integrative Physiology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

PhD, Exercise Physiology
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

MA, Exercise Physiology
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

BS, Movement Science, Global Change
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI