Past Members

Melissa Keller

Hometown: Vista, CA

Previous degree: Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the Department of Kinesiology at California State University Long Beach

Master’s thesis: The effect of the menstrual cycle on hemoglobin mass

Other interests: Love to go indoor rock climbing, share a meal with friends, watch The Office, and sip on a crisp IPA

Mercedes Nagel

Hometown: Lake Forest, IL

Previous Degree: B.H.S., Furman University

Master’s Thesis: The effect of a single session of intermittent hypoxia on erythropoietin and oxygen-carrying capacity

Other interests: The Office, Mindy Project, SNL, Chocolate milk, Bella, Bohdi, and Blue (my dogs)

Caitlin Jarrard

Homtown: Madison, WI

Previous Degree: B.S. in Kinesiology- Exercise and Movement Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Master’s Thesis: Intermittent hypoxia attenuates ischemia-reperfusion injury

Other interests: I love spending time with my family and friends, doing outdoorsy activities, having a good glass of wine and cheese, and referencing F.R.I.E.N.D.S as often as possible.