The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC), is one of the nation's distinguished graduate academic health science centers, located in the charming Cultural District of Fort Worth, Texas. The Department of Physiology and Anatomy has a long and outstanding track record of commitment to impactful biomedical research, robust education of future health care providers, exceptional graduate training, and community outreach. The department currently consists of 25 faculty with diverse interest spanning highly integrative research in many areas of cardiovascular health and disease, including specific expertise in exercise, neural control, sleep apnea, biomechanics, renal injury, pregnancy, lupus, anthropologic science, hypertension, temperature regulation, endocrine biology, women’s health, obesity, and diabetes. Departmental research is supported by many extramural sources, including the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the American Heart Association, and numerous private foundations. The department is also home to the Center for Anatomical Sciences, which is dedicated to training medical, allied health, and graduate students in the anatomical sciences. The Department of Physiology and Anatomy offers a collegial and collaborative environment where faculty, post-doctoral fellows, students, administrators, and staff work together to promote a vibrant atmosphere for scientific discovery.