René Harper

Associate Professor

René Harper

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Endocrinology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Otolaryngology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: General Internal Medicine

  • (706) 721-2131
  • (706) 721-6892
  • HB 5025

Education

  • MD, Medicine Univ of Montemorelos, 1986

  • BS, Physics Univ of Montemorelos, 1982

Certifications

  • ABIMEDM ABIM, 2018

  • PHY Comp St Brd of Med Examiners, 1997

  • ABIMEDM ABIM, 2008

  • ABIM ABIM, 1995

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Teaching Undergraduate Medical Education Medical College of Georgia, 2015

  • Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, 2013

  • William Beaumont Army Medical Center Resident Training Program Humanitarian Award 2003

  • Commander’s Award for Civilian Service Department of the Army, 1999

  • Outstanding service Department of the Army, 1996

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 5591

    ECM 1-PD
  • MEDI 6591

    ECM 2-PD
  • RMEN 5000

    Metabolic Endocrine Disease
  • GMED 5077

    Ambulatory Adult Select
  • MEDI 5590

    ECM 1-PD
  • MEDI 6590

    ECM 2-PD

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Splenic Scarcoidosis without Focal Nodularity: A Case of 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D-Mediated Hypercalcemia localized with FDG PET/CT, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy: Maximizing the yield, 2010
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Provider feedback improves adherence with AHCPR Smoking Cessation Guideline, 2001
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A model nurse practitioner-managed smoking cessation clinic., 1999
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Implementing the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research smoking cessation guidelines: a call to action., 1999
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

College Service

  • Physical Diagnosis Essentials of Clinical Medicine 1 & 2 2005 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Associate Director 2012 - 2015

    Role: Other
  • Problem-Based Learning Essentials of Clinical Medicine 1 and 2 2008 - 2015

    Role: Other
  • Ethics Committee 2003 - 2006

  • Essentials of Clinical Medicine 1 and 2 2001 - 2006

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • American Cancer Society 2000 - 2005

    Role: Member