KIP alum Joshua Gonzalez (PhD, Integrative Physiology), who graduated in the summer of 2021, earned the “American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology 2023 Best Research Article Award” for his article titled “Acute Effects of Electronic Cigarettes on Arterial Pressure and Peripheral Sympathetic Activity in Young Nonsmokers.”
He wrote and published this article while still a PhD student before he finished his dissertation here at MTU along with his advisor and co-author Dr. William Cooke.
The AJP-Heart and Circulatory 2023 Best Research Article Award is based:
- On the total number of citations the article has received since publication (11)
- Total online article usage (4,100+)
- The Altmetric score of 17 (measure of social media/news media impact)
He will receive both an award and cash prize at the upcoming American Physiology Summit 2023 to be held April 20-23, 2023 in Long Beach, California.