Michelle Gumz, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Director
University of Florida
Gumz is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Florida (UF) where she also serves as an associate director for the Center for Integrative Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease. She earned her PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology from UF in 2004 and later joined the faculty after completing postdoctoral training in renal physiology. Gumz served four years as treasurer for the APS Renal Section and has been a member of the APS Women in Physiology and Science Policy committees. Gumz currently serves as an associate editor for the American Journal of Physiology-Renal Physiology. Gumz and her laboratory study the role of the molecular circadian clock in the kidney and its contribution to blood pressure regulation and renal function.