Mitchell Watsky

Associate Dean

Mitchell Watsky

Associate Dean

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Culver Vision Discovery Inst

  • (706) 721-9541
  • CJ 2202

Education

  • Ph.D., Physiology, General Medical College of Wisconsin, 1989

  • BS, Bio, General Emory University, 1983

Awards & Honors

  • ARVO Silver Fellow Association of Vision and Ophthalmology, 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 6220

    Cardiopulmonary/Heme
  • ANAT 8090

    Current Topics in Cellular Bio
  • ANAT 8030

    Fundamentals of Vision Science
  • MEDI 6240

    GI/GU/Endocrine
  • ANAT 9020

    Seminar in Cell Bio/Anatomy
  • CURS 2990

    Undergrad Research I
  • ANAT 8040

    Current Top in Vision Science
  • ANAT 9010

    Seminar in Cell Bio-Anm

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Effects of 1,25 and 24,25 Vitamin D on Corneal Epithelial Proliferation, Migration and Vitamin D Metabolizing and Catabolizing Enzymes., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A new sensitive LC/MS/MS analysis of vitamin D metabolites using a click derivatization reagent, 2-nitrosopyridine., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Vitamin D in Tear Fluid., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Bone turnover in long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Effect of vitamin D receptor knockout on cornea epithelium wound healing and tight junctions., 2014
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

University Service

  • Executive Search Committee for Vice President for Academic Planning & Strategic Initiatives 2014 - Present

    Role: Chairperson
  • Dean’s Council 2013 - Present

  • Graduate Council 2013 - Present

    Role: Chairperson
  • GRU Leadership Team 2013 - Present

  • President’s Cabinet 2013 - Present

Professional Service

  • American Journal of Physiology 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Cornea 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Current Eye Research 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Experimental Eye Research 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • Our Children/Our Future—Volunteer Memphis Public School Reading Tutor 2007 - 2013

  • Karate Instructor—UT Campus Recreation 1993 - 2013