Denis J. Meerdink, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Organizations
- Cardiac metabolism, physiology, and pharmacology
- Myocardial ischemia and blood flow
- Endothelial function
- Mathematical modeling of capillary-tissue exchange
- Myocardial perfusion imaging agents
- Nuclear medicine
Denis J. Meerdink received his bachelor of science in zoology from Arizona State University in 1974, his master of science in zoology-cellular biology from Iowa State University in 1978, where he also received his doctor of philosophy in nutritional physiology in 1981. Dr. Meerdink completed one-year of postdoctoral training at University of Arizona and two-year at University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He started teaching at Pacific in 1990.