Cynthia M. Harris, Ph.D., DABT

Director of the Institute of Public Health Environmental and Occupational Health
LOCATION: Science Research Center - Rm. 207E
EMAIL: cynthia.harris2@famu.edu
PHONE: (850) 599 - 8655
CV: Link to CV

EDUCATION
Selective Publications
  • Allen, C., Butler, E., Negusei, J., Hart, C., Lopez, I., Harris, C.M., and Ralston, P. Translating Hemoglobin A1c Scores across an Ethnically Diverse Populations: Is the Language Consistent across the Races?. Florida Public Health Review 2010: 7: 101-105.

  • Nwagbara, O., Darling-Reed, S.F., Tucker, A., Harris, C., Abazinge, M., Thomas, R.D., and Gragg, R.D. Induction of cell death, DNA strand breaks, and cell cycle arrest by benzo[a]pyrene and benzo[a]pyrene-7,8-diol,-9,10-epoxide on DU145 human prostate carcinoma cell line. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH), Volume 4, No. 1, 2007.

  • Bailar, J., Harris, C.M., Anderson, P.D., Wartenburg, D., Bailey, J., and Laurenson, J.P. Synergy: Positive Interaction Among Chemicals in Mixtures. Journal of Pesticide Reform, Vol. 6 (2) 1-14 (1986)

  • Harris, C.M. and Stone, W.L. The Effects of In Vitro Peroxidation on the Activity of Rat Liver Microsomal Glutathione S-Transferase from Rats Supplemented or Deficient in Antioxidants. Life Sciences, Vol. 42, pp. 415-420 (1987)

  • Harris, C. and Williams, R.C. Research Directions: The Public Health Service Looks at Hazards to Minorities, EPA Journal, Vol. 18, No.l (March April 1992), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D. C. pp. 40-41.

  • Holder, Maurice S., Lewis, Henry, Kirksey, Otis W., and Harris, Cynthia M. Campus to Community Linkages: Roles, Commitments and Responsibilities of a Pharmacy Program. Journal of Public Service and Outreach, Vol. 3. No. 1 (Summer 1998)

  • Holder, Maurice S., Palm, Donald E., Kirksey, Otis W., Britt, Earl B., and Harris, Cynthia M. A Focus on Hypertension and Hypertension-Related Cardiac Hypertrophy In People of African Origin (Part I). Florida Pharmacy Today, Vol. No. pp. (November 1999)

  • Holder, Maurice S., Palm, Donald E., Kirksey, Otis W., Britt, Earl B., and Harris, Cynthia M. A Focus on Hypertension and Hypertension-Related Cardiac Hypertrophy In People of African Origin (Part II). Florida Pharmacy Today, Vol. No. pp. 22- 26 (December 1999)

  • Nobles, Robert E. II, Harris, Cynthia M., and Brown, C. Perry. Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis: A Review. Florida Journal of Environmental Health, March 2000 Issue 168, pp. 27-29.

  • Coulter, Edith, Harris, Cynthia, and Hollis, Adrienne. A Margin of Safety for Children in the Food Quality Protection Act of 1996: Is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Meeting the Challenge? Accepted for Publication in the Florida Journal of Environmental Health, September 2000.

  • Jones, Judith, Lewis, Marisa, Stino, Farid, and Harris, Cynthia. An Analysis of African American Students’ Attitudes, Knowledge, and Behaviors Associated With HIV/AIDS at a Historically Black Institution. Accepted for Publication in the Minority Health Today, September-October 2000.

  • Harris, Cynthia. Public Health Programs at HBCUs- Florida A&M University Proceedings – Improving the Health of Underserved Populations through Public Health Collaborations At Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Spectrum Publishers, Inc.), March 2004.

  • Burnsed, Laurence, Brown, C. Perry, Harris, Cynthia M., Jones, Christopher, and McDougle, Warren. Demographic Factors Associated with Cardiac Revascularization in Florida Hospitals (1992-1999): A Retrospective Analysis. The Florida Health Care Journal (Journal of the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)) Vol.2 No.1 pp. 17-21.

  • Williams, VL, Brown, CP, Hollis, AL, Harris, CM, Burnsed, L. Invasive Cardiac Re-vascularization Procedures Among Florida’s Inpatient Hispanic Population, Florida Journal of Public Health.

  • Younis, M.Z., Harris, Cynthia M., Jackson, Dena. Administrative Costs in the Health Care Sector: An Essay. The Jackson State University Researcher, Vol. XX, No. 3 Fall/Winter 2005 pp. 84-93.

  • Ensook, Lee, Williams, Zakia, Goodman, Carl B., Oriaku, Ebenezer T., Harris, Cynthia, Thomas, Mathews, Soliman, Karam F.A. Effects of NMDA receptor inhibition by phenycyclidine on the neuronal differentiation of PC12 cells. NeuroToxicology 553:1-9 (Elsevier Press) (Accepted February 21, 2006)