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Natalie Bohmke

Graduate Assistant
Ph.D. student in Rehabilitation and Movement Science (Exercise Physiology track)
Advisor: Dr. Danielle Kirkman

Education

2020 - M.S. in Health and Movement Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA.

2018 - B.S. in Exercise Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA.

Teaching Assignments

HPEX 441 - Exercise Testing & Prescription, Lab Teaching Assistant

HPEX 310 - Fitness and Health, Lab Teaching Assistant

HPEX 250 - Medical Terminology

Select Publications

Billingsley HE, Dixon DL, Canada JM, Kirkman D, Rotelli B, Kadariya D, Bohmke N, Markley R, Van Tassell B, Celi FS, Abbate A, Carbone S. Time of eating and cardiorespiratory fitness in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and obesity. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2021;31(8):2471-2473.

Kirkman DL, Bohmke N, Carbone S, et al. Exercise intolerance in kidney diseases: physiological contributors and therapeutic strategies. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2021;320(2):F161-F173.

Kirkman DL, Bohmke N, Billingsley HE, Carbone S. Sarcopenic Obesity in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2020;11:558271.

Blanks AM, Wagamon TT, Lafratta L, Sisk M, Senter MB, Pedersen LN, Bohmke N, Shah A, Mihalick VL, Franco LR. Impact of physical activity on monocyte subset CCR2 expression and macrophage polarization following moderate intensity exercise. Brain, Behavior, & Immunity – Health (2020). DOI 10.1016/j.bbih.2019.100033.

Select Presentations

Natalie J Bohmke, Domenico A Chavez, Moriah C Carper, Hayley E Billingsley, Marco Giuseppe Del Buono, Roshanak Markley, Salvatore Carbone, Antonio Abbate, Danielle L Kirkman. Immune Cell Mitochondrial Function and Diastolic Function in Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, November 2021.

Natalie J Bohmke, Meghan G Ramick, Danielle L Kirkman, David G Edwards. Oxygen Kinetics and Microvascular Function in Chronic Kidney Disease. American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week, virtual conference, October 2020.

D.J.A. Merritt, N.J. Bohmke, J. Via, R.L. Franco. Exercise in Cancer Survivors. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Anaheim, CA, November 2019.

M. Thompson, N. Bohmke, J. Via, & RL. Franco. The Impact of Stress and Socioeconomic Status on Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Overweight/Obese Black Female Breast Cancer Survivors. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Anaheim, CA, November 2019.

L.M. LaFratta, L.N. Pedersen, N.J. Bohmke, A.M. Blanks, V.L. Mihalick, M.B. Senter, R.L. Franco. Impact of fitness on Receptor Expression of Monocytes Cultured with Palmitate Following Acute Exercise. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Orlando, FL, May 2019.

A.M. Blanks, T.H. Wagamon, L.M. LaFratta, L.N. Pedersen, N.J. Bohmke, R.L. Franco. Impact of Fitness on Macrophage Polarization Following Acute Aerobic Exercise. Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Greenville, SC, February 2019. 

N.J. Bohmke, L.M. LaFratta, L.N. Pedersen, A.M. Blanks, V.L. Mihalick, M.B. Senter, R.L. Franco. Monocyte Adhesion Molecule Expression Following an Acute Bout of Moderate Intensity Cycling. Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Greenville, SC, February 2019.

L.M. LaFratta, A.M. Blanks, L.N. Pedersen, V.L. Mihalick, N.J. Bohmke, R. Lee Franco. The Effect of an Acute Bout of Cycling on Monocyte Adhesion Molecules: A Pilot Study. American College of Sports Medicine Conference on Integrative Physiology of Exercise, San Diego, CA, September 2018.

Awards

Atlantic-10 Conference All-Academic Team, 2017

Dean’s List, 2015 - 2018

NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad, 2015

Athletic Honor Roll, 2014 - 2018