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Brianna Harfmann


Associate Professor of Integrative Physiology and Health Science


Integrated Physiology

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(989) 463-7159

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Brianna Harfmann’s career at Alma began in 2017. She previously served as an adjunct professor of biology at Transylvania University from 2016 to 2017. Prior to this, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Kentucky and an adjunct professor of biology at Bluegrass Community and Technical College from 2015 to 2017.

Educational Background:

  • B.S. Exercise and Health Science, Alma College (2011)
  • Ph.D. Physiology, University of Kentucky (2015)

Signature Courses:
Human Physiology; Molecular Aspects of Muscle Physiology.

My Expertise

Circadian rhythms and skeletal muscle glucose metabolism.

Recent Work and Accomplishments

Mitrzyk, J., Swalve, N., Harfmann, B., & Montoye, A. (2018). Accuracy of activity monitors in assessing sleep quantity and quality. The FASEB Journal, 32. https://doi.org/10.1096/fasebj.2018.32.1_supplement.588.5