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
Davy KP and JS Orr. Sympathetic nervous system behavior in human obesity. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 33 116–124, 2009.
Orr JS, CL Gentile, BM Davy and KP Davy. Large artery stiffening with weight gain in humans: Role of visceral fat accumulation. Hypertension, 51: 1519-1524, 2008.
Gentile CL, JS Orr, BM Davy and KP Davy. Modest weight gain is associated with sympathetic neural activation in nonobese humans. American Journal of Physiology (Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology), 292: R1834-R1838, 2007.
Gentile CL, JS Orr, BM Davy and KP Davy. Cardiorespiratory fitness influences the blood pressure response to experimental weight gain. Obesity, 15(12): 3005-3012, 2007.
Davy KP and JE Hall. Obesity and hypertension: Two epidemics or one? American Journal of Physiology (Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology), 286: R803-R813, 2004.