Greg Harshfield

Director - Part Time

Greg Harshfield

Director - Part Time

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: GPI

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Physiology

The Graduate School

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy

Other Duties

Director, Population Health Science, GA Prevention Institute

Regents' Professor, Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute

Hahn Chair in Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Vice Chair, Population Health Science

  • (706) 721-7706
  • HS 1701

Education

  • Ph.D., Experimental Psychology Miami University, 1978

  • MA, Experimental Psychology Miami University, 1977

  • BA, Experimental Psychology Wittenberg University, 1974

Awards & Honors

  • GHSURI Mahesh Distinguished Research Award 2012

  • Medical College of Georgia Distinguished Faculty Award for Clinical Faculty Research 2009

  • MCG Outstanding Research Faculty Award 2008

  • Regents Professor of the Ga Prevention Institute 2008

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Angiotensin II and the Natriuretic and Blood Pressure Response to Mental Stress in African Americans., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sodium Reduction, miRNA Profiling and CVD Risk in Untreated Hypertensives: a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Relation of urinary endothelin-1 to stress-induced pressure natriuresis in healthy adolescents., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Adverse childhood experiences and blood pressure trajectories from childhood to young adulthood the georgia stress and heart study, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • High sodium intake is associated with short leukocyte telomere length in overweight and obese adolescents, 2015

Research Interests

Hypertension

Department Service

  • RIGGER 2018 - 2019

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • DPHS excutive committee 2018 - 2019

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • GPI faculty meeting 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • 2018 - 2019

    Role: Other
  • Reviewer for Department of Phyioloy chair search 2018 - 2019

    Role: Other
  • Deans Cabinet 2018 - 2019

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • University P&T committee - 2018

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

University Service

  • Translational Tesearch Committee 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • American Journal of Hypertension 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Council for High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Council for High Blood Pressure Research 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Hypertension 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer