Assistant Professor, Physiology, CMU College of Medicine

Harold Bell, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Physiology working within the Foundational Sciences Discipline of the CMU College of Medicine. Dr. Bell's current research interests include the regulation of breathing rhythm, including augmented breath production, autoresuscitation from acute severe hypoxia, and the effects of heart failure and obesity. In addition to primary research articles, he has authored invited review articles on diverse topics, and presents regularly at national and international meetings, and is actively involved in scientific service.

Post-Doctoral Training: Heart and Vascular Institute, Penn State University College of Medicine; Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Calgary
PhD: Department of Physiology, University of Toronto
Master of Science: Department of Physiology, University of Toronto
Bachelor of Science: Physiology, University of Toronto

Respiratory physiology, neurophysiology, exercise physiology

Specialty Interests:
Respiratory control, rhythm generation, hypoxia, augmented breaths, sighs, autoresuscitation, SIDS, respiratory instability, opioids

CMED Research Building, Room 118
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: 989-774-1504
Fax: 989-774-1215