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Paul F. Aravich , PhD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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    • Office Location:
    • Lewis Hall

    • Undergraduate Education:
    • BA (Social Science) 1971  Villanova University

    • Graduate Education:
    • PhD (Exp Psychology)  1983  City University of New York

    • Postdoctoral Education:
    • Individual NIMH National Research Serv Award Fellow

      U Rochester Sch Med & Dentist, Dept Neurology

      Neuroendocrin.,  1983 to 1985

       

      Research Associate

      U Rochchester Sch Med & Dent, Dept Neurobiol & Anat

      Neuroplasticity/transplantation,  1985 to 1987

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    • Hospital:
    • Research Affiliate, Center for Excellence in Aging and Geriatric Health (a former partnership among Eastern Virginia Medical School, Virginia Commonwealth University, The College of William and Mary, Sentara Healthcare, Eastern State Hospital, Peninsula Agency on Aging, and the Williamsburg Crossroads Group),  2003 - 2010

       

      Research Scientist (with a joint faculty appointment at EVMS),  Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Hampton, Va.,  1987 - 2001

    • Courses Taught:
    • Gross Anatomy

      Medical Neuroscience

    • Current Projects:
    • Bio:
    • Professor, Physical Med & Rehabilitat., Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2008 - present

       

      Professor, Pathology & Anatomy, Eastern Virginia Medical School,  2007 - present

       

      Professor, Int Medicine, Div Geriatrics, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2007 - present

       

      Associate Prof, Int Med, Div Geriatrics, Eastern Virginia Medical School,  1999 - 2007

       

      Associate Prof, Anatomy/Neurobiology, Eastern Virginia Medical School,  1992 - 1997

       

      Assistant Prof, Anatomy/Neurobiology, Eastern Virginia Medical School,  1987 - 1992

       

      Assistant Prof, Int Med, Div Clin Nutr, Eastern Virginia Medical School,  1987 - 1993

       

      Adjunct Assist/Assoc Prof  Neuoscience, WA-AK-ID-MT (WAMI) Program, University of Alaska,  1990 - 1993

       

      Visiting Professor in Neuroscience, St. George's Univ Sch Med, Grenada, West Indies,  1986 - 1994

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Ness JW, Marshall TR & Aravich PF. Effects of rearing condition on restricted feeding and activity induced weight loss. Developmental Psychobiology 28:165-173, 1995

Aravich PF, Stanley EZ & Doerries LE.  Exercise in food restricted rats produces 2DG feeding and metabolic abnormalities similar to anorexia nervosa.  Physiology and Behavior 57:147-153, 1995.

Aravich PF, Doerries LE & Rieg TS.  Exercise induced weight loss in the rat and anorexia nervosa.  Appetite 23:195, 1994.

Rieg TS, Maestrello AM & Aravich PF.  Weight cycling alters the effects of D-fenfluramine on susceptibility to activity-based anorexia.  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 60:494-500, 1994.

Lauterio TJ, Ahmed II & Aravich PF.  Effects of insulin and 2-deoxy-D-glucose administration on CNS IGF II content.  Brain Research Bulletin 34:493-498, 1994

Rieg TS & Aravich PF.  Systemic clonidine increases feeding and wheel running but does not affect rate of weight loss in rats subjected to activity-based anorexia.  Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior 47:215-218, 1994.