Grace Afiari
Grace Afiari
Teaching Assistant for Physiology 215 Lab

Room:FB 307


University of Port Harcourt - B.Sc Physiology, 2017
Ball State University - M.A. Physiology, 2024


I love Clinical physiology because it is a fascinating field that deals with the study of the functions of the human body and their relationship to health and disease. One reason I am interested in clinical physiology is the opportunity to learn about the complex systems that make up the human body, including the cardiovascular, respiratory, and nervous systems, as well as the ways in which they interact with each other. Understanding these systems and their functions is critical for diagnosing and treating a wide range of medical conditions.

Another reason I am interested in clinical physiology is the chance to work with advanced medical technology, such as electrocardiograms, echocardiograms, and other diagnostic tools. This field allows for the use of cutting-edge equipment to measure and assess the physiological processes taking place within the body, which can provide valuable insights into the health of patients.

Furthermore, clinical physiology offers the opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of patients by helping to identify and treat medical conditions before they become more serious. This field provides a unique opportunity to work closely with patients, helping them to understand their health conditions and make informed decisions about their treatment options.

In summary, clinical physiology is an exciting and important field that offers a wealth of opportunities for me, since I am interested in the human body and its functions.

What's Next for Me

I am putting in my applications for a Ph.D in Clinical physiology, and I'm very optimistic about this and hope to start my Ph.D in Fall 2024.