Dr. Torgan excels in crafting materials that translate complex health and scientific issues into understandable and actionable steps. She has extensive experience writing feature articles, news releases, e-newsletters, blogs, and yes, tweets. Target audiences have included students, patients, scientists, policy makers, and health professionals. Carol has also published extensively in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health – Feature examples

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health – Feature examples

National Institutes of Health – News release examples

National Wildlife Federation – Feature examples

Professional publications (Peer-reviewed, examples from 2000 forward)

  • Hasson, R. E.,  Keith, N., Brown, D. R., Dorn, J., Barkley, L, Torgan, C., Whitt-Glover, M., Ainsworth, B. Achieving Health Equity through Physical Activity and Lifestyle: ACSM’s Strategic Plan.  Manuscript in progress.
  • Torgan, C. E. and T. M. Cousineau. Leveraging social media technologies to help clients achieve behavior change goals. ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal 16(6): 18-24, 2012.
  • Torgan, C. E. and M. P. Daniels. Calcineurin localization in skeletal muscle offers insights into potential new targets. Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry. 54(1): 119-28, 2006.
  • B. Neuhuber, D. I. Huang, M. P. Daniels and C. E. Torgan. High efficiency transfection of primary skeletal muscle cells with lipid-based reagents. Muscle & Nerve 26: 136-140, 2002.
  • C. A. Slentz, C. E. Torgan, J. A. Houmard, C. Tanner, and W. E. Kraus. Long term effects of exercise training and detraining on carbohydrate metabolism in overweight subjects. Clinical Exercise Physiology 4(1): 22-28, 2002.
  • W. E. Kraus, C. E. Torgan, B. D. Duscha, J. Norris, S. A. Brown, F. R. Cobb, C. Bales, B. H. Annex, G. P. Samsa, J. A. Houmard, and C. A. Slentz. Studies of a targeted risk reduction intervention through defined exercise (STRRIDE). Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 33(10): 1774-1784, 2001.
  • C. E. Torgan and M. P. Daniels. Regulation of myosin heavy chain expression during rat skeletal muscle development in vitro. Molecular Biology of the Cell 12: 1499-1508, 2001.
  • K. Baar, C. E. Torgan, W. E. Kraus, and K. Esser. Autocrine phosphorylation of p706sk in response to acute stretch in myotubes. Molecular Cell Biology Research Communications 4(2): 76-80, 2000.
  • C. E. Torgan, S. S. Burge, A. M. Collinsworth, G. A. Truskey, and W. E. Kraus. Differentiation of mammalian skeletal muscle cells cultured on microcarrier beads in a rotating wall vessel. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 38 (Cell. Eng.): 583-590, 2000.
  • S. A. Brown, J. Norris, C. Torgan, B. D. Duscha, C. Bales, C. A. Slentz, and W. E. Kraus. Effects of moderate exercise training in the absence of weight loss on cardiovascular risk factors in moderately obese subjects. Clinical Exercise Physiology 2: 25-31, 2000.