1992 Ph.D., Applied Physiology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
1988 M.A., Exercise Physiology, Adelphi University
1982 B.S., Physical Education, SUNY at Cortland
Cardiovascular and metabolic consequences of obesity, aging and the metabolic syndrome
Etiology, prevention and treatment of obesity hypertension
Interaction between the regulation of energy balance and autonomic-cardiovascular control
Angiotensin II receptor blockade and insulin sensitivity in overweight and obese adults with elevated blood pressure. Marinik EL, Frisard MI, Hulver MW, Davy BM, Rivero JM, Savla JS, Davy KP. Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis. 2013 Feb;7(1):11-20. doi: 10.1177/1753944712471740. Epub 2013 Jan 17. PMID 23328189
Sympathetic nervous system behavior in human obesity. Davy KP and JS Orr. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 33 116–124, 2009.
Large artery stiffening with weight gain in humans: Role of visceral fat accumulation. Orr JS, CL Gentile, BM Davy and KP Davy. Hypertension, 51: 1519-1524, 2008.
Modest weight gain is associated with sympathetic neural activation in nonobese humans. Gentile CL, JS Orr, BM Davy and KP Davy. American Journal of Physiology (Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology), 292: R1834-R1838, 2007.
Cardiorespiratory fitness influences the blood pressure response to experimental weight gain.Gentile CL, JS Orr, BM Davy and KP Davy. Obesity, 15(12): 3005-3012, 2007.