While my job as Chair is more about running a team (i.e., the Department) to be as competitive as possible, my Professor job is about research and education. Much of my time is spent doing basic science (non-human) research into cardiovascular disease, how it develops and how we can fix it. This research takes multiple forms and requires me to bring in a lot of different areas of science. I also teach undergraduate and graduate students at Western about the cardiovascular system.

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CurioCity resources which align with Manitoba's Biology 11 curriculum unit: Transportation and Respiration

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CurioCity resources which align with Prince Edward Island's Human Biology 801A curriculum topics: Digestive, Respiratory and Circulatory Systems

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CurioCity resources which align with Prince Edward Island Curriculum - Biology 521A (Grade 11) Curriculum Unit 3: Maintaining Dynamic Equilibrium I

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CurioCity resources which align with Ontario's Grade 11 Biology University Strand E: Animals - Structure and Function

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