Katrin A. Dias, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral Fellow, Cardiovascular Physiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medical, Texas Health Presbyterian, Dallas

Education

The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. 2013-2017.
Ph.D. in Clinical Exercise Physiology, mentor: Professor Jeff Coombes

The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. 2009-2012.
B.S. in Exercise and Sport Sciences (Honours Class I), University Medal

Highlighted Publications

Dias KA, Ingul CB, Tjonna AE, Keating SE, Gomersall SJ, Follestad T, Hosseini MS, Hollekim-Strand SM, Ro TB, Haram M, Huuse EM, Davies PSW, Cain PA, Leong GM, Coombes JS. Effect of high intensity interval training on fitness and fatness in obese children. Sports Med. 2017.

Dias KA, Spence AL, Sarma S, Oxborough D, Timilsina AS, Davies PSW, Cain PA, Leong GM, Ingul CB, Coombes JS. Left ventricular morphology and function in adolescents: Relations to fitness and fatness. Int J Cardiol. 2017;240:313–9.

Dias KA, Masterson CE, Wallen MP, Tjønna AE, Hosseini MS, Davies PSW, Cain PA, Leong GM, Arena R, Ingul CB, Coombes JS. Assessment of the 5-Minute Oxygen Uptake Efficiency Slope in Children With Obesity. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2017;29(3):350–60.

Dias KA, Green DJ, Ingul CB, Pavey TG, Coombes JS. Exercise and Vascular Function in Child Obesity: A Meta-Analysis. PEDIATRICS. 2015 Sep;136(3):e648–59.

Current Studies

High intensity exercise for increasing cardiorespiratory fitness in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Role of genetic markers of African ancestry in cardiovascular adaptation to exercise training

Physiology and pathophysiology of Xenon supplementation

The effects of exercise training on cardiovascular function in patients with a Fontan circulation

Contact Info:

Katrin Dias
Post Doctoral Research Fellow
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine
Presybterian Hospital Dallas
7232 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75231
Office: 214-345-6504
Email: KatrinDias@texashealth.org