Ryan Harris

Associate Professor

Ryan Harris

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Population Health Science

The Graduate School

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Physiology

  • (706) 721-5998
  • HS 1707

Education

  • Ph.D., Exercise Physiology. Indiana University All Campuse, 2007

  • BS, Kinesiology and Exercise Scien San Diego State University, 1999

Certifications

  • American College of Sports Medicine Fellow American College of Sports Medicine, 2012

  • ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP) American College of Sports Medicine, 2005

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) 2003

Awards & Honors

  • 2017 MCG Exemplary Teaching Award Augusta University, 2018

  • 2015 MCG Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, 2015

  • Emerging Scientist Award Georgia Regents Research Institute, 2014

  • Outstanding Young Basic Science Faculty Award Georgia Regents University, 2014

  • Achieved Fellowship for the American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM) 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PSIO 9210

    Invest of a Problem
  • MEDI 5593

    ECM 1-PBL
  • MEDI 6593

    ECM 2-PBL
  • BIOM 8030

    Experimental Therapeutics
  • MEDI 5592

    ECM 1-PBL
  • MEDI 6592

    ECM 2-PBL

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Acute tetrahydrobiopterin restores endothelial function in patients with COPD, 2014
  • Association between resting heart rate, shear and flow-mediated dilation in healthy adults, 2014
    Manuscript
  • Dose response of tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) on endothelial function in patients with cystic fibrosis, 2014
  • Effects of resistance training on central blood pressure in obese young men, 2014
    Manuscript
  • Epithelial Sodium Channel Inhibition by Amiloride on Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Young Prehypertensives, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • DPHS Web Development Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • WRHR Advisory Commitee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • 2017-2018 MCG Academic House Advisor 2017 - 2018

    Role: Faculty Advisor

University Service

  • Augusta University NIH PRIDE Mentor 2017 - Present

    Role: Mentor

Professional Service

  • American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Circulation 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • European Heart Journal 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • European Journal of Applied Physiology 2015 - Present

    Role: Other