Faculty Research

Research Staff

Rachel C. Drew

Research Associate

 

Department/Institute/Center(s):

  • Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute

 

Contact Information:

  • Office Location: Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute
    500 University Drive
    Hershey, PA 17033
    Office Room: C4518B
  • Phone: 717-531-0003 ext. 287413
  • Fax: 717-531-0403
  • Email: rdrew1@hmc.psu.edu

 

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology, School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, 2008
  • B.Sc. in Sport and Exercise Sciences, School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, 2004

 

Clinical Interests:

Effect of bi-ventricular pacing in chronic heart failure patients on influence of muscle mechano-reflex stimulation on baro-reflex function.

 

Research Interests:

Effects of aspirin and ageing on influence of muscle mechanoreflex stimulation on baroreflex function in humans.

 

Publications:

  1. Drew RC, McIntyre DB, Ring C, White MJ. Local metabolite accumulation augments passive muscle stretch-induced modulation of carotid-cardiac but not carotid-vasomotor baroreflex sensitivity in man. Exp Physiol 93, 1044-1057.
  2. Drew RC, Bell MP, White MJ. Modulation of spontaneous baroreflex control of heart rate and indexes of vagal tone by passive calf muscle stretch during graded metaboreflex activation in humans. J Appl Physiol 104, 716-723.

 

 

 

Rachel C. Drew

 

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