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CURRICULUM VITAE

Alison J. Kriegel PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Basic Science Building
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
09/1996 - 05/2001 B.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
1996 - 2001 BS Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
08/2002 - 05/2004 Graduate studies in exercise physiology, no degree, Marquette University, Milwaukee
2002 - 2003 Marqutte University, Milwaukee, WI
08/2004 - 09/2008 Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2004 - 2008 PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
2008 - 2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
08/2009 - 06/2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology
08/2013 - 05/2015 Clinical Research Scholar's Program, Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226
2013 - Present Clinical Research Scholars Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertwon Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
100 - Present N. East Ave., Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186
700 - Present West State Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1443
01/2007 - 07/2008 Adjunct Faculty, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Carroll University
01/2009 - 05/2009 Instructor, Natural Sciences Department, Milwaukee Area Technical College
07/2012 - 06/2017 Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2012 - Present Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
03/2017 - Present Secondary Appointment, School of Pharmacy Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2017 - Present Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2010 - 2011 Innovation Award, Biotechnology and Bioengineering Center - MCW
- 2013 MCW Research Day Poster Award, Junior Faculty: Basic Research, Medical College of Wisconsin
- 2011 Outstanding Woman Postdoctoral Researcher Award, Edward J. Lennon M.D. Award
- 2018 Outstanding Graduate School Educator Recognition, MCW
- 2019 Outstanding Graduate School Educator Recognition , MCW
- 2020 Mentor of the Year, Graduate School of Biomedical Scientist , MCW
- 05/2018 Elected Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA) Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, American Heart Association
- 2013 Outstanding Paper by a Junior Investigator, Physiological Genomics Group
- 2015 MCW Research Day Poster Award, Junior Faculty, MCW

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2010 - Present American Heart Association (member)
2012 - Present American Physiological Society (member)
2017 - Present American Society for Nephrology (member)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Editorial Board
07/01/2015 - Present Physiological Genomics

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
07/01/2019 - Present Member, Executive Board, Milwaukee Chapter, American Heart Association

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2014 - 2019 Trainee Advisory Chair, Physiological (Gen)Omics Steering Committee, APS
04/2017 - Present Peer Reviewer, Cardiorenal Clinical Committee, Career Development, American Heart Association
07/01/2017 - 06/30/2020 Joint Programming Committee Representative, Physiological (Gen)Omics Interest Group, American Physiological Society
11/2018 - Present Peer Reviewer, Innovative Project Award – Clinical-Population Sciences, American Heart Association
07/01/2019 - 06/30/2022 Secretary, Renal Section Steering Committee, American Physiological Society
07/01/2019 - 06/30/2021 Member, Scientific & Clinical Education Lifelong Learning Committee (SCILL) of the Council on The Kidney in Cardiovascular Diseas, American Heart Association
04/2020 - 04/2023 Chair, Physiologic Omics Group, American Physiological Society
- 10/2019 Ad Hoc Peer Reviewer, HIV Comorbidities and Clinical Studies, NIH

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Genetic & Physiological Basis of Salt Sensitive Hypertension
Source:
NIH/NHLBI
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Cowley and Liang
Dates:
07/2011 - 07/2016
 
Title:
MicroRNA mediated pathology in type IV cardiorenal syndrome
Source:
American Heart Association
Role:
PI
Dates:
07/2013 - 06/2017
 
Title:
miR-29 in Hypertension and Tissue Injury
Source:
NIH/NHLBI
Role:
co-investigator
PI:
M. Liang
Dates:
07/2014 - 06/2019
 
Title:
Mechanisms of Anesthetic Cardioprotection
Source:
NIH/NGMS
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Bosnjak/Liang
Dates:
03/2015 - 02/2020
 
Prior
Peer Review
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin
Role:
Trainee
PI:
M. Liang
Dates:
08/2009 - 07/2011
 
Title:
Inovation Center Grant
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin
Role:
Post-Doctoral Fellow
PI:
M. Liang
Dates:
09/2010 - 08/2011
 
Title:
MicroRNA Ribonucleoprotein Complexes
Source:
NIH
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
M. Liang
Dates:
03/2012 - 06/2014
 
Title:
Physical Activity, microRNA Expression, and Endothelial Function
Source:
CTSI
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
M. Widlansky
Dates:
04/2014 - 03/2015
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Kriegel AJ, Li P, Greene AS, Brown norway chromosome 16 substitution in salt-sensitive Bahl rats results in increased expression of cardioprotective genes in the left ventricle, MCW Research Day, Milwaukee WI, 2009 - Present
 
Regional
Kriegel AJ, Mladinov D, Kelly H, Langenstroer P, See W, Liang M, Interstitial fibrosis in the renal inner medulla in humans is associated with up-regulation of miR-382 and down-regulation of kallikrein 5, CTSI Milwaukee Regional Research Forum, Milwaukee WI, 2011 - Present
 
National
Kriegel AJ, Greene AS, SS-16BN/Mcwi model of HCM exhibits reduced left ventricular function with age, Experimental Biology, Washington DC, 2007 - Present
Kriegel AJ, Greene AS, Brown norway chromosome 16 protects the SS-16/Mcwi consomic model of left ventricular hypertophy from progressing to heart failure, Experimental Biology Meeting, San Diego CA, 2008 - Present
Kriegel AJ, Liu Y, Fang Y, Mladinov D, Ding X, Liang M, A novel role for miR-382: targeting of SOD2 during TGFb1-induced loss of epithelial characteristicsin human epithelial cells, American Society for Nephrology, Denver CO, 2010 - Present
Kriegel AJ, Usa K, Liang M, MicroRNA miR-382 contributes to the development of renal interstitial fibrosis, American Society for Nephrology, Denver CO, 2010 - Present
Kriegel AJ, Mladinov D, Kelly H, Langenstroer P, See W, Liang M, Interstitial fibrosis in the renal inner medulla in humans is associated with the up-regulation of miR-382 and down-regulation of kallikrein 5, Trainee Highlites in Physiological Genomics, Washington DC, 2011 - Present
Olson J, Liu Y, Yan Y, Bai X, Kriegel AJ, Laing M, Boznjak Z, MicroRNA expression profiling of in vivo and in vitro cardiac models after isoflurane exposure, American Society of Anesthesiologists Meeting, San Francisco CA, 2012 - Present
Kriegel AJ, Liu Y, Liu P, Cowley AW, Liang M, MicroRNA deep sequencing reveals altered expression in the left ventricle in a rat model of chronic renocardiac syndrome, AHA Scientific Sessions, Los Angeles CA, - 2012
Kriegel AJ, Cowley AW, Liang M, The upregulation of microRNA miR-21 mediates concentric left ventricle remodeling in a rat model of chronic renocardia syndrome, AHA Scientific Sessions, Dallas TX, - 2013
Kriegel AJ, Liu Y, Cabacungan E, Liu P, Liang M, Deep sequencing of microRNAs in medullary thick ascending limbs isolated from firotic and non-fibrotic regions of the kidney in the dahl salt-sensitive rat., High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions, Washington DC, - 2012
Kriegel AJ, Liu Y, Liu P, Baker MA, Hodges MR, Hua X, Liang M, haracteristics of microRNAs enriched in specific cell types and primary tissue types in solid organs, American Physiological Society Physiological Genomics Research Group, - 2014
 
International
Kriegel AJ, Greene AS, Reduced capillary to fiber ratio in consomic SS-16BN/Mcwi rats and diminished cardiac function, 8th World Congress for Microcirculation, Milwaukee WI, 2007 - Present
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2010 - 2012 member, MCW Postdoctoral Advisory Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2012 - 2014 Reviewer, Pilot Grant Review, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin
2012 - 2013 Judge, Graduate Student Poster Day - Research, Medical College of Wisconsin
2014 - 2020 Member, Admissions Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2016 - 07/2017 Member, Graduate Student Conference Education Award Committee, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2017 - Present Chair, Graduate Student Conference Education Award Committee, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2018 - Present Member, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2019 - 06/2021 Secondary Member, Physiology Representative, Graduate Faculty Council, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2019 - Present Member, Ambassador Workgroup, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
2006 - 2011 Teaching Assistant - Medical Physiology laboratory course work
10/2019 - Present Lecturer for Renal Block, M2
 
Graduate Student Education
2014 - Present Instructor for Physiological Genomics sction on microRNAs
08/2016 - Present Lecturer for Translational Genomics
08/2019 - Present Lecturer for Foundations fo Biological Sciences, Cardiovascular Physiology
- 12/2018 Lecturer, Advanced Systems Physiology
 
Pharmacy Student Education
10/2017 - Present Lecturer Human Anatomy and Physiology, Cardiovascular and Renal Content
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Community/Lay Public
2002 - 2003 Marquette University, Laboratory teaching assistant for undergraduate biology and physiology courses
2007 - 2008 Caroll College, Waukesha, Wisconsin - Adjunct Professor, Instuctor for lecture and laboratory Intro to Physiology, Human Physiology, Anatomy and Physiology
- 2009 Milwaukee Area Technical College, Instructor - Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology course
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Medical College of Wisconsin, 2010 - 2014 Research Mentor
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Undergraduate Students
Medical College of Wisoconsin, 2010 - 2014 Research Mentor
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
2012 - 2015 Medical College of Wisconsin's BBC Education Outreach Program. Served as a Junior High School and Elementary School Science Mentor.
2012 - 2013 High School Science Fair Judge, Nicolet High School, Glendale, WI
2014 - Present Club Invention Instructor (Grades K-3)
2014 - Present Project Lead the Way Advisory Board, Grafton High School, Grafton, WI
 


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