Ruth Harris

Professor

Ruth Harris

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Physiology

The Graduate School

Education

  • Ph.D., Physiology, General University of Leeds, 1981

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Research Award Augusta University Research Institute, 2017

  • Distinguished Faculty Award for Basic Science Teaching Faculty Senate of the Medical College of Georgia, 2012

  • Outstanding Journal Research Article The Obesity Society, 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PSIO 9210

    Invest of a Problem
  • BIOM 8033

    Integrated Systems Biol
  • PSIO 9010

    Seminar in Physiology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Source of dietary sucrose influences development of leptin resistance in male and female rats., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Low-dose leptin infusion in the fourth ventricle of rats enhances the response to third-ventricle leptin injection., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Denervation as a tool for testing sympathetic control of white adipose tissue., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • , 2017
    Book, Textbook-Revised
  • The Hamster as a Model for Human Ingestive Behavior, 2017
    Other

Department Service

  • Department of Physiology Associate 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Department of Physiology Search Committee 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • COGS 8033: Integrated Systems Biology 2011 - Present

    Role: Other
  • IACUC 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Physiology Department Post-doc Advisory Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Research Misconduct Inquiry Committee 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • Lab Animal Services (LAS) Director Search Committee 2012

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Organizing Committee, Georgia State University Biotech Symposium 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Physiology and Behavior 2014 - Present

    Role: Editor
  • Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 2012 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative 2001 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Korean Nutrition Society 2001 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member