Ronald Gratz

Ronald Gratz


  • Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences
  • PhD, University of Oklahoma, 1976

Research Description

Dr. Gratz was the director of the department's pre-health professions programs for 30 years and established the Peace Corps Masters International Program in Biology before his retirement. He conducted research into respiratory physiology, specifically the control of breathing in snakes and other species.

Research Interests

  • Comparative Animal Physiology
  • Respiratory Physiology