Bloomsburg University to present lecture on adults predisposed to hypertension

For Immediate Release

Date: January 24, 2020

Contact: Tom McGuire, Director of Communications

Written by: Gabe Miller, student intern

Bloomsburg University to present lecture on adults predisposed to hypertension

BLOOMSBURG—Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania presents Evan Matthews, Ph.D., for a lecture titled “Early Cardiovascular Changes in Adults Predisposed for Hypertension” on Friday, Jan. 31, at 3 p.m. in Centennial Hall, room 218. The event is free and open to the public.

Matthews is an assistant professor of exercise science at Montclair State University. He is also a certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine. His current area of interest is the effects of diet and exercise on the heart.

Matthews completed his doctorate at the University of Delaware in Applied Physiology. He earned his master’s degree from Bloomsburg University in 2010 and his bachelor’s from Slippery Rock University.

His recent studies include investigations of dietary sodium on heart health, blood pressure contraction during static muscle contraction, and food substitutions in arterial function. 

This lecture is a part of a series the Department of Exercise Science is hosting this semester.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,200 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in five distinct colleges: College of Education, Zeigler College of Business, College of Liberal Arts, College of Science and Technology, and new Honors College.