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Corey Tomczak Assistant Professor

Research Area(s)

  • Cardiac Physiology
  • Cardiac Remodeling
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

Academic Background

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship - Rehabilitation Medicine (University of Alberta)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Rehabilitation Medicine (University of Alberta)
  • Master of Science - Kinesiology (University of Regina)
  • Bachelor of Arts - Psychology (Luther College, University of Regina)

Courses Taught

  • KIN 426.3 - Cardiovascular Exercise Pathophysiology
  • KIN 808.3 - Data Analysis in Kinesiology
  • KIN 898.3 - Selected Topics in Cardiovascular Physiology: Cardiovascular Regulation

Current Trainees

  • Natasha Boyes, MSc Student 08/15 - current (Funding: CIHR, Dean's Scholarhip)
  • Stephanie Fusnik, MSc Student 08/15 - current (Funding: Graduate TA Award; Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Scholarship)
  • Josie Fries, BSc Honours Student - Research Assistant, Tomczak Integrative Cardiovascular Physiology Lab
  • Dana Lahti, BSc Honours Student starting 08/16
  • Shayne Hayward, BSc Honours Student starting 08/16

Past Trainees

  • Josie Fries, BSc Honours (08/15 - 04/16). Current Position: Research Assistant, Tomczak Integrative Cardiovascular Physiology Lab
  • Elizabeth Hogeweide, Summer Student (05/14 - 08/14, 06/15 - 08/15). Current Position: MD student, University of Saskatchewan

Graduate Training Opportunities

  • Dr. Tomczak has 1 Master of Science position available for September 2017. The future trainee will perform cardiac physiology research in healthy humans or those with chronic cardiovascular conditions. Research may be conducted in collaboration with colleagues from the Royal University Hospital (Cardiology & Medical Imaging), University of Saskatchewan (Kinesiology), or University of Alberta (Cardiology). Interest should be directed in early 2016 to Dr. Tomczak at corey.tomczak@usask.ca with:
    1. Unofficial transcripts
    2. A brief summary of prior research experience and/or an expression of interest in pursuing graduate studies
    3. A brief summary of how an MSc in Kinesiology with training in cardiovascular physiology will advance their career
  • The successful candidate will be provided strong guidence in securing funding for their MSc program.
  • NSERC and CIHR Master's funding applications will be due December 1, 2016. Plan early!