Dr. Barbara Rita Alevriadou is the Empire Innovation Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, in the University at Buffalo – The State University of New York. Rita received her PhD in Chemical Engineering (Bioengineering and Biosciences Institute) from Rice University. Her research interests and expertise are cardiovascular mechanobiology and endothelial dysfunction with focus on mitochondrial and redox biology/oxidative stress. Prior to joining UB, Rita was Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, at the Ohio State University, and prior to that, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is an active member of the Biomedical Engineering Society, the American Physiological Society, the North American Biology Organization, the Society for Redox Biology and Medicine, and the American Heart Association. Rita has been awarded R01 and R21 grants by the National Institutes of Health (NHLBI), the Grant-in-Aid by the American Heart Association, and funds by the SUNY Empire Innovation Program and the PRODiG Initiative. She currently serves as an Associate Editor of the American Journal of Physiology – Cell Physiology.

Prof. B. Rita Alevriadou
University at Buffalo – SUNY
Department of Biomedical Engineering
301 Bonner Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-1900
Office: (716) 645-8499