leftside.gif (54 bytes) About the Director - E. Robert Burns

E. Robert Burns, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Developmental
Sciences and Division of Interdisciplinary
Toxicology, Department of Pharmacology, UAMS
Lutterloh Professor of Medical Education Excellence

Director, Partners in Health Sciences Program

Mailing Address:
4301 W. Markham Street, #773
Little Rock, AR 72205

College of Public Health, Room G212

Telephone: 501-686-5139
Fax: 501-296-1267

Educational Background
B.A., 1961, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY - Biology
M.S., 1963, University of Maine, Orono, ME - Zoology (Experimental embryology)
Ph.D., 1967, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA - Anatomy (Experimental oncology, cancer research)
NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1967-8, Department of Pathology, The George Washington University, DC - Cancer pathology, cancer research
Research Interest: Experimental oncology, cell kinetics, chronochemotherapy.

Honors and Awards
UAMS Chancellor's Faculty Teaching Award, 2008
UAMS College of Medicine, Master Teacher Award, 2008
Charles Hartzell Lutterloh and Charles M. Lutterloh Professor of Medical Education Excellence, UAMS, 2005-2007
National Cancer Institute Research Career Development Award 1974-1979
Sigma Xi Southeast Regional Lecturer 1984-1985
Distinguished Alumnus Award, Hartwick College, 1988
Oak Ridge Associated Universities Faculty Research Program Award at the Division of Genetic Toxicology, National Center for Toxicological Research, 1988-1990

Biographic Entries
Dr. Burns has written more than 86 full-length research publications in the field of cancer, especially the chronobiological improvement of chemotherapy.
Burns, E. R. (2002) Anatomy of a Successful K-12 Educational Outreach Program in the Health Sciences--Eleven Years Experience at one Medical Sciences Campus. Anat. Rec. (New Anat.) 269:181-193.
Burns, E. R. and Lindsey, M. S. (2004) Cancer Education and Cancer Prevention Education for K-12 Students and Teachers.  J. Cancer Education 19(2):105-110.
Burns, E.R. (2008) Use of the Published Lance Armstrong Cancer Story to Teach Health Science Content to High School Students.  The American Biology Teacher 70(1):17-22.
Burns, E.R. (2008) Functional Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System: Professional Development for PreK-3 Teachers Using a "Train and Equip" Method Results in Learning Opportunities for Students. Anatomical Science Education 1:119-125.
Burns, E.R. (2012) Healthy Lungs: Cancer Education for Middle School Teachers Using a "Train and Equip" Method. Journal of Cancer Education 27:179-185.

Elias, H., J. E. Pauly and E. R. Burns (1978) Histology, 4th edition, Piccin Medical Books, Padova, Italy and John Wiley & Sons, NY.
Burns, E. R. (1995) Review Questions of Human Histology, Parthenon Publishing Group Inc. Pearl River, NY.
Burns, E. R. and M. D. Cave (1996) ACE the Boards: Histology & Cell Biology, Mosby, St. Louis, MO.
Burn, E. R. and M. D. Cave (2002) Rapid Reviews: Cell Biology and Histology, Hardcourt, London

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