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Jennifer Vranish


Associate Professor of Integrative Physiology and Health Sciences


Integrated Physiology

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(989) 463-7982

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Jennifer Vranish is an associate professor of integrative physiology and health sciences. Her career at Alma began in 2018.

Educational Background:

  • B.S. Physiology, Michigan State University/University of Arizona (2009)
  • M.S. Physiological Sciences, University of Arizona (2011)
  • Ph.D. Physiological Sciences, University of Arizona (2015)
  • Postdoctoral Training, University of Texas at Arlington (2018)

My Expertise

Cardiovascular and respiratory physiology.

Recent Work and Accomplishments

Plouffe, A. A., Fischer, K. P., & Vranish, J. R. (2023). Acute upper and lower limb hemodynamic responses during single sessions of low- versus high-intensity inspiratory muscle strength training. Journal of applied physiology, 135(5), 995–1000. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00558.2023

Harfmann, B. D., Neph, S. E., Gardner, M. M., Plouffe, A. A., Vranish, J. R., & Montoye, A. H. K. (2023). Comparison of the Omron HeartGuide to the Welch Allyn ProBP 3400 blood pressure monitor. Blood pressure monitoring. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1097/MBP.0000000000000672

Montoye, A. H. K., Neph, S. E., Plouffe, A. A., Vondrasek, J. D., Nordbeck, J. T., Cox, B. A., & Vranish, J. R. (2023). Understanding lower limb blood flow occlusion parameters for use in field-based settings. Journal of sports sciences, 41(9), 850–858. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2023.2240995

Bunsawat, K., Clifton, H. L., Ratchford, S. M., Vranish, J. R., Alpenglow, J. K., Haykowsky, M. J., Trinity, J. D., Ryan, J. J., Fadel, P. J., & Wray, D. W. (2023). Cardiovascular responses to static handgrip exercise and postexercise ischemia in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Journal of applied physiology, 134(6), 1508–1519. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00045.2023

Craighead, D. H., Tavoian, D., Freeberg, K. A., Mazzone, J. L., Vranish, J. R., DeLucia, C. M., Seals, D. R., & Bailey, E. F. (2022). A multi-trial, retrospective analysis of the antihypertensive effects of high-resistance, low-volume inspiratory muscle strength training. Journal of applied physiology, 133(4), 1001–1010. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00425.2022

All scholarly work.