Ph.D. student earns prestigious fellowship

Jan. 18, 2023

Jo Simovic is a doctoral student in the rehabilitation and movement science doctoral program in the exercise physiology track.

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Jo Simovic, left, and Paula Rodriguez-Miguelez, Ph.D.

Tijana (Jo) Simovic has received an American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Award. This is a highly competitive fellowship program providing up to two years of stipend funding to support the integrated research and clinical training of promising predoctoral students. 

Simovic will be conducting a research project entitled "The impact of chronic e-cigarette usage in microvascular health: a mechanistic approach" under the guidance of Paula Rodriguez-Miguelez, Ph.D.

Additional mentoring team members include Ryan Garten, Ph.D., and Youngdeok Kim, Ph.D., from the KHS department and Caroline Cobb, Ph.D., from the Department of Psychology.