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Ryan M. Broxterman, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments: Internal Medicine - Research Assistant Professor

Divisions: Geriatrics

Academic Office Information

Research Interests

  • Endothelial Function
  • Bioenergetics
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Breast Cancer
  • Blood Gas Analysis
  • Blood Pressure
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Mitochondria, Muscle
  • Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
  • Oxygen Consumption
  • Exercise
  • Exercise Tolerance
  • Oxidative Stress
  • Muscle Fatigue
  • Cardiopulmonary Physiology
  • Blood Flow
  • Hypertension Management and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction
  • Vascular Biology

Dr. Ryan M. Broxterman, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology at the University of Utah, and a Research Health Scientist at the Salt Lake City Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center. Dr. Broxterman is a member of the Utah Vascular Research Laboratory (UVRL) and maintains an extramurally-funded research program. His research broadly focuses on the integration of vascular, metabolic, and neuromuscular function as determinants of health and physical function. This includes assessing vascular function, oxygen transport and utilization, exercise tolerance, and skeletal muscle bioenergetics in health and disease. Dr. Broxterman has published over 65 peer-reviewed papers in journals such as European Respiratory Journal, Hypertension, Journal of Physiology, and Journal of Applied Physiology.

Education History

Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Fellowship Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Professional Medical Kansas State University
Graduate Training Kansas State University
Undergraduate Washburn University
Physical Education