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Erica Wehrwein, Ph.D.

Book Chapters

Erica A. Wehrwein, Hakan S. Orer, and Susan M. Barman. Overview of the Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology of the Autonomic Nervous System, Comprehensive Physiology, 2016

Thomas E. Dick, Yee-Hsee Hsieh, Rishi R. Dhingra, David M. Baekey, Roberto F. Galán, Erica Wehrwein, Kendall F. Morris.  Cardiorespiratory Coupling: Common Rhythms in Cardiac, Sympathetic and Respiratory Activities. Progress in Brain Research: Breathing, Emotion and Evolution, 2014

Wehrwein EA, Joyner MJ. Regulation of blood pressure by the arterial baroreflex and autonomic nervous system. Handb Clin Neurol. 2013

EA Wehrwein and MJ Joyner, Cardiovascular Methods: General Considerations for Human Studies, Ch 33 in Essential Guide to Reading Biomedical Papers, 2013

EA Wehrwein and MJ Joyner, Measuring Cardiac Output in Humans, Ch 34 in Essential Guide to Reading Biomedical Papers, 2013

EA Wehrwein and MJ Joyner, Measuring Peripheral Blood Flow in Humans, Ch 35 in Essential Guide to Reading Biomedical Papers , 2013

EA Wehrwein and MJ Joyner, “Arterial Baroreflex:  What king, how many?”, Handbook of Clinical Neurology, 2011

INVITED EDITORIALS

Erica A Wehrwein, Physiology: Dying…or Thriving?, The Physiologist Magazine, September 2020

Michael J Joyner, Jacqueline K Limberg, Erica A Wehrwein, and Blair D Johnson,  Role of the Carotid Body Chemoreceptors in Glucose Homeostasis and Thermoregulation in Humans, Journal of Physiology (accepted Dec 2017, in press)

Wehrwein EA. Setting national standards for physiology undergraduate degree programs. Adv Physiol Educ 2017 (accepted, in press)

Silverthorn D, Carroll R, and Wehrwein EA.  Undergraduate and Medical School Physiology Education in the United States. Physiology (Bethesda). 2017

Wehrwein EA. Physiology is Alive and Well.  Just ask an undergraduate student.  The Physiologist, Vol 59, No 6, Nov 2016

Wehrwein EA, Carter JR. The Mind Matters: Psychology as an Overlooked Variable Within Physiology Studies. Physiology (Bethesda). 2016 Mar;31(2):74-5. doi: 10.1152/physiol.00059.2015.

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

VanRyn V, E.A. Wehrwein, and C.I. Stanescu. “Physiology Majors Interest Group (PMIG): 2018 Second Annual Meeting Summary.” The Physiologist 62.1 p. 25-27, Jan 2019

VanRyn, V, Poteracki J and Wehrwein E. “Win-win: utilizing undergraduate honors college credits in support of sustainable department outreach programs.” Adv Physiol Educ. 2018 Dec 1;42(4):718-719. doi: 10.1152/advan.00041.2018

VanRyn, V and Wehrwein, EA. “Building Community by Serving the Community”. Adv Physiol Educ. 2018 Jun 1;42(2):247-250. doi: 10.1152/advan.00052.2017.

VanRyn, V, Poteracki, JM and Wehrwein, EA. “Organizing a Large-Scale Physiology Understanding (PhUn) Week Event at a Science Center”. Adv Physiol Educ. 2018 Jun 1;42(2):169-174. doi: 10.1152/advan.00007.2018.

VanRyn, V, Fenn, J and Wehrwein, EA. “Show me the beat! A kinesthetic activity for teaching undergraduates the relationships between cardiac electrical rhythm and contractile patterns”. Adv Physiol Educ. 2018 Jun 1;42(2):240-241. doi: 10.1152/advan.00151.2017

VanRyn VS, Poteracki JM, Wehrwein EA. Physiology undergraduate degree requirements in the U.S. Adv Physiol Educ. 2017 Dec 1;41(4):572-577.

Valerie VanRyn, Jennifer Rogers, Jeffrey Osborn, Claudia Stanescu, and Erica Wehrwein. Report from the Inaugural Physiology Majors Interest Group Meeting, The Physiologist, Vol 60, No 6, Nov 2017

VVanRyn, EA Wehrwein, and SM Barman, Michigan Physiological Society Introduces an Undergraduate Physiology Quiz Team Competition at Their Annual Meeting, The Physiologist, Vol 60, No 6, Nov 2017

Steury MD, Poteracki JM, Kelly KL, Rennhack J, Wehrwein EA.  Hypothesis-driven laboratories: an innovative way to foster learning in physiology laboratory courses.  Adv Physiol Educ. 2016 Mar;40(1):129-33. doi: 10.1152/advan.00095.2015.

Kelly KL, Poteracki JM, Steury MD, Wehrwein EA. "Physiology in the News": using press releases to enhance lay communication and introduce current physiology research to undergraduates. Adv Physiol Educ. 2015 Sep;39(3):248-9. doi: 10.1152/advan.00113.2014.

Steury MD, Poteracki JM, Kelly KL, Wehrwein EA. Perspectives of physiology as a discipline from senior-level millennial-generation students. Adv Physiol Educ. 2015 Sep;39(3):240-1. doi:10.1152/advan.00104.2014.

Limberg JK, Taylor JL, Mozer MT, Dube S, Basu A, Basu R, Rizza RA, Curry TB, Joyner MJ, Wehrwein EA. Effect of bilateral carotid body resection on cardiac baroreflex control of blood pressure during hypoglycemia. Hypertension. 2015 Jun;65(6):1365-71. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.115.05325. Epub 2015 Apr 13.

Wehrwein EA, Limberg JK, Taylor JL, Dube S, Basu A, Basu R, Rizza RA, Curry TB, Joyner MJ. Effect of bilateral carotid body resection on the counterregulatory response to hypoglycaemia in humans. Exp Physiol. 2015 Jan;100(1):69-78. doi: 10.1113/expphysiol.2014.083154.

Wehrwein EA, Limberg JK, Taylor JL, Dube S, Basu A, Basu R, Rizza RA, Curry TB, Joyner MJ.  Effect of bilateral carotid body resection on the counterregulatory response to hypoglycaemia in humans.  Exp Physiol. 2015 Jan;100(1):69-78

Dick TE, Mims JR, Hsieh YH, Morris KF, Wehrwein EA. Increased cardio-respiratory coupling evoked by slow deep breathing can persist in normal humans. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2014 Dec 1

Limberg JK, Farni KE, Taylor JL, Dube S, Basu A, Basu R, Wehrwein EA, Joyner MJ. Autonomic control during acute hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes mellitus. Clin Auton Res. 2014 Dec;24(6):275-83.

Selected Publications:

Wehrwein EA, Carter JR. The Mind Matters: Psychology as an Overlooked Variable Within Physiology Studies. Physiology (Bethesda). 2016, 31(2):74-5.

Steury MD, Poteracki JM, Kelly KL, Rennhack J, Wehrwein EA.  Hypothesis-driven laboratories: an innovative way to foster learning in physiology laboratory courses.  Adv Physiol Educ. 2016, 40(1):129-33.

Kelly KL, Poteracki JM, Steury MD, Wehrwein EA. "Physiology in the News": using press releases to enhance lay communication and introduce current physiology research to undergraduates. Adv Physiol Educ. 2015, 39(3):248-9.

Steury MD, Poteracki JM, Kelly KL, Wehrwein EA. Perspectives of physiology as a discipline from senior-level millennial-generation students. Adv Physiol Educ. 2015, 39(3):240-1.

Limberg JK, Taylor JL, Mozer MT, Dube S, Basu A, Basu R, Rizza RA, Curry TB, Joyner MJ, Wehrwein EA. Effect of bilateral carotid body resection on cardiac baroreflex control of blood pressure during hypoglycemia. Hypertension. 2015, 65(6):1365-71.

Wehrwein EA, Limberg JK, Taylor JL, Dube S, Basu A, Basu R, Rizza RA, Curry TB, Joyner MJ.  Effect of bilateral carotid body resection on the counterregulatory response to hypoglycaemia in humans.  Exp Physiol. 2015, 100:69-78

Wehrwein EA, Limberg JK, Taylor JL, Dube S, Basu A, Basu R, Rizza RA, Curry TB, Joyner MJ. Effect of bilateral carotid body resection on the counterregulatory response to hypoglycemia in humans. Exp Physiol. 2014 Nov 13.

Dick TE, Mims JR, Hsieh YH, Morris KF, Wehrwein EA. Increased cardio-respiratory coupling evoked by slow deep breathing can persist in normal humans. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2014, 204:99-111.

Limberg JK, Farni KE, Taylor JL, Dube S, Basu A, Basu R, Wehrwein EA, Joyner MJ. Autonomic control during acute hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes mellitus. Clin Auton Res. 2014, 24:275-283.

Wehrwein EA, Yoshimoto M, Guzman P, Shah A, Kreulen DL, Osborn JW. Role of cardiac sympathetic nerves in blood pressure regulation. Auton Neurosci. 2014, 183:30-35.

Limberg JK, Taylor JL, Dube S, Basu R, Basu A, Joyner MJ, Wehrwein EA. Role of the carotid body chemoreceptors in baroreflex control of blood pressure during hypoglycaemia in humans. Exp Physiol. 2014, 99:640-650.

Wehrwein EA, Novotny M, Swain GM, Parker LM, Esfahanian M, Spitsbergen JM, Habecker BA, Kreulen DL.  Regional changes in cardiac and stellate ganglion norepinephrine transporter in DOCA-salt hypertension.  Auton. Neurosci. 2013, 179: 99-107.

Wehrwein E, and Barman SM. Highlights in basic autonomic neurosciences: Is an increase in sympathetic nerve activity involved in the development and maintenance of hypertension? Auton Neurosci. 2013, Aug 8

Erica A Wehrwein, Ananda Basu, Timothy B Curry, Robert A Rizza, Rita Basu, and Michael J Joyner.  Do the Carotid Bodies Modulate Hypoglycemic Counterregulation and Baroreflex Control of Blood Pressure In Humans?,  Arterial Chemoreception: From Molecules to Systems; ISAC 2011 conference proceedings (Editor Colin Nurse), Sept 2011

Querido JS, Wehrwein EA, Hart EC, Charkoudian N, Henderson WR, Sheel AW.  Baroreflex control of muscle sympathetic nerve activity as a mechanism for persistent sympathoexcitiation following cute hypoxia in humans. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2011, 301:R1779-1785.

Joyner MJ, Charkoudian N, Curry TB, Eisenach JH, Wehrwein EA. What we talk about when we talk with medical students. Adv Physiol Educ. 2011, 35:16-21.

Wehrwein EA., Comments on Point: Counterpoint.  The dominant contributor to systemic hypertension:  chronic activation of the sympathetic nervous system vs activation of intrarenal renin-angiotensin system.  Carotid stimulation studies support a prominent role for the sympathetic nervous system.  J Appl Physiol, 2010, 109:2009.

BJ Taylor, PR Woods, and EA Wehrwein. Modulation of the central chemoreflex magnitude by the peripheral chemorecetors: A hyperadditive effect or are we barking up the wrong tree? J Physiol, 2010, 588:4857-4858.

Wehrwein EA, R Basu, A Basu, TB Curry, RA Rizza, and MJ Joyner, Hyperoxia Blunts Counterregulation During Hypoglycemia in Humans: Possible Role for the Carotid Bodies?, J Physiol, 2010, 588: 4593-4601.

Wehrwein EA, Schmidt JE, Elvebak RL, Pike TL, Atkinson JLD, Fealey RD, Eisenach JH.  Hemodynamics following endoscopic thoracic sympathotomy for palmar hyperhidrosis.  Clin Auton Res, 2011, 21:3-10.

Schmidt JE, Wehrwein EA, Gronbach LA, Atkinson JLD, Fealey RD, Eisenach JH.  Autonomic function following endoscopic thoracic sympathotomy for hyperhidrosis.  Clin Auton Res, 2011, 21: 11-17.

Wallin BG, Hart EC, Wehrwein EA, Charkoudian N, Joyner MJ.  Relationship between breathing and cardiovascular function at rest: sex-related differences. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2010, 200:193-200.

EA Wehrwein, MJ Joyner, ECJ Hart, BG Wallin, T Karlsson, and N Charkoudian. “Blood pressure regulation in humans:  calculation of an “error signal” in control of sympathetic nerve activity”.  Hypertension 2010, 55: 264-269.

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