Dr. Boegehold received his Ph.D. in Physiology from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. After a postdoctoral fellowship at Indiana University School of Medicine, he joined the faculty at West Virginia University School of Medicine. At West Virginia, Dr. Boegehold established a productive, NIH-funded research program focused on the microvascular dysfunction associated with high salt intake and salt-sensitive hypertension. He also served as Founding Director of the WVU Center for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Research.
Attracted by the prospect of working with others to develop new research and educational initiatives on a new medical campus, Dr. Boegehold joined the AU/UGA Medical Partnership as Basic Sciences Chair in January 2014. In addition to his role as Basic Sciences Chair, Dr. Boegehold has also served as Interim Campus Associate Dean for Curriculum (2016-2017).
Dr. Boegehold has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and has received numerous awards for his work in the field of vascular biology. He is also highly devoted to medical education, and has taught medical students for more than 25 years. In 2017 and again in 2018, Dr. Boegehold received Exemplary Teaching Awards from the Medical College of Georgia.