Michael Brown


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Office: 279 Kinesiology Building

School: Kinesiology

Campus Mail: 301 Wire Road

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Phone: (334) 844-1982

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Academic Areas

Exercise Science



Ph.D. in , 1995, University of Maryland, College Park

M.S. in , 1989, California State University, Long Beach

B.A. in , 1985, California State University, Long Beach

Professional Experience

2017 - Present

Professor, Auburn University

Teaching Interests

  • Cardiovascular exercise physiology
  • Health disparities in cardiovascular disease
  • Effects of exercise on cardiovascular disease risk factors
  • Exercise and aging

Research Interests

  • Effects of exercise on hypertension in African Americans
  • Racial differences in systemic and vascular inflammation and responses to exercise
  • Modalities to improve vascular health in African Americans
  • Effects of combined exercise and probiotics on blood pressure, vascular function and the gut microbiota in African Americans
  • Effects of shear stress on endothelial cells


  Hypertension Vascular Health Lab