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Rose Giordano

Rose Giordano, PhD

Master of Science Pathologists Assistant

Rose Giordano
Dr. Rose Giordano is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies within the College of Medicine.  She completed her undergraduate education at MCP Hahnemann University and earned her doctorate (Nutritional Biochemistry) at the University of California, Davis.  Her graduate research focused on fatty acid metabolism during exercise in athletes and in conditions of heart failure.  As a Postdoctoral Fellow, she examined the effects of phytosterols and cellular inflammatory markers on brachial artery vasodilatation and systemic inflammation in overweight and obese adults.  Since the completion of her academic training, Dr. Giordano has been teaching face-to-face and online courses that include human systemic and reproductive physiology, human and animal nutrition, nutrition for athletic performance and has guest lectured on the various paths of cardiovascular disease.

Presently, she is the west coast faculty and administrative contact for the Master of Science in Pathologists' Assistant Program at the Drexel University Sacramento campus.  

Select publications and meetings: 

"Effects of dynamic exercise on plasma arachidonic acid epoxides and diols in human volunteers"
Giordano RM, Newman JW, Pedersen TL, Ramos MI, Stebbins CL
Source: Dept. of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab; 21(6):471-9, December 2011

"The postprandial response to a high fat meal: Effects of processed tomatoes on markers of inflammation and endothelial function in overweight men and women"
Burton-Freeman B, Cao Y, Giordano RM, Edirisinghe I, Kris-Etherton P, Kappagoda CT
Presented at the 2010 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Anaheim, CA

"Processed tomatoes on vasodilation and c-reactive protein (hsCRP) in overweight and obese men and women"
Giordano RM, Kappagoda CT, Cheema M, Cappozzo J, Cao Y, Kris-Etherton P, Burton-Freeman B
Presented at the 2008 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, New Orleans, LA

"The effects of exercise intensity and duration on arachidonic acid metabolism"
Giordano RM, Newman JW, Gale B, Ramos M, Stebbins CL
Presented at the 2007 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA.

"Supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids augments brachial artery dilation and blood flow during forearm contraction"
Walser B, Giordano RM, Stebbins CL
Dept. of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 
Eur J Appl Physiol; 97(3):347-54, June 2006