William Hardman

Associate Professor

William Hardman

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pathology


I am a board certified anatomic and clinical pathologist and dermatopathologist. I received my medical degree, residency training, and fellowship training at Emory University School of Medicine and its affiliated hospitals.


  • MD, Medicine Emory University, 1982

  • BA, Biology/Biological Sciences, G Newberry College, 1981

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 5242

    Mod 5: GI/Nutrition
  • MEDI 5252

    Mod 6: Brain and Behavior
  • MEDI 5262

    Mod 7: Multi-System Disorders
  • MEDI 5212

    Mod 1: Hematology/Oncology
  • MEDI 5222

    Mod 2: Renal/Urinary System
  • MEDI 5232

    Mod 3: Cardiopulmonary II
  • MEDI 5234

    Mod 4: Reproduction

Teaching Interests

(a) cellular mechanisms of malignancy (b) cellular mechanisms of metastasis (c) dermatopathology


Selected Recent Publications

  • Vinyl Sulfone Analogs of Lysophosphatidylcholine Irreversibly Inhibit Autotaxin and Prevent Angiogenesis in Melanoma, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Regulator of G-protein signaling 5 reduces HeyA8 ovarian cancer cell proliferation and extends survival in a murine tumor model, 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Gastric adenocarcinoma and low-grade B-cell lymphoma of mucosa- associated lymphoid tissue, 1997
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Increased expression of fatty acid synthase (OA-519) in ovarian neoplasms predicts shorter survival, 1997
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata: Clinicopathologic analysis of five cases, 1996
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Investigating the mechanisms and pathways by which malignant cells metastasize with special interest in the spread of malignant melanoma

University Service

  • AU/UGA Medical Partnership Student Academic Promotions and Professionalism Conduct Committee 2016 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU/UGA Medical Partnership Admissions Committee 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member