Sean P. Didion
Dr. Sean P. Didion, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Dr. Didion received his B.S. and M.A. degrees in Biological Sciences from Drake University and his Ph.D. degree in Cellular and Molecular Physiology from The University of Nebraska Medical Center. His postdoctoral training was conducted at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Didion's current research is focused on understanding mechanisms by oxidative stress and inflammatory molecules play in the impairment of vascular function in development of obesity and hypertension. He is an active member of the American Physiological Society, having served on the Membership Committee and Perkins Memorial Award Committees as well an active member of the Association of American Medical Colleges' GREAT Group, where he currently serves as a member of the Communications Committee. Dr. Didion has served on the Editorial Boards of several leading cardiovascular journals including, Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, Circulation Research, Hypertension, Journal of Hypertension, and the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology. Dr. Didion is also the director of the MD-PhD Program at The University of Mississippi Medical Center.