Jane F. Reckelhoff
Dr. Jane F. Reckelhoff is currently Professor of Physiology and Biophysics and Director of the Women’s Health Research Center at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the College of William and Mary, in Williamsburg, VA, and a PhD in Biochemistry from the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond, VA. Dr. Reckelhoff did a postdoctoral fellowship in Physiology with Dr. George DeMartino at Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and another one in Physiology with Dr. Chris Baylis at West Virginia University in Morgantown, before coming to the University of Mississippi Medical Center as an assistant professor. Dr. Reckelhoff’s research focuses on the mechanisms responsible for the sex differences in blood pressure control and renal disease, postmenopausal hypertension, and polycystic ovary syndrome. As a testament to her research excellence, Dr. Reckelhoff received the Harry Goldblatt Award in Cardiovascular Research from the Council for High Blood Pressure Research, and the Young Scholar Award from the American Society of Hypertension/Monarch Pharmaceuticals, both in 2000. In 2011 Dr. Reckelhoff received the Lewis K. Dahl Award for Hypertension Research from the Council for High Blood Pressure Research. Her research has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health since 1998.