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R. Jason Walker, PhD


Dr. Walker is a graduate of Alcorn State University, Southern Illinois University and University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Under the leadership of Dr. Jian Xing Ma, he completed his postdoctoral research at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in Physiology. His experiences over the last decade as a graduate student, assistant professor, scientist, and associate professor has further cemented the value of critical thinking and application, but also the importance of support and structure for students of diverse populations to succeed and progress through graduate and terminal degree programs.