Mitchell Watsky

Dean

Mitchell Watsky

Dean

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy

Other Duties

Associate Dean

  • (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

  • ANAT 8090

    Current Topics in Cellular Bio
  • ANAT 9010

    Seminar in Cell Bio-Anm
  • ANAT 8030

    Fundamentals of Vision Science
  • ANAT 9020

    Seminar in Cell Bio/Anatomy
  • CURS 3990

    Undergrad Research II
  • CURS 4990

    Undergrad Research III

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