||About the Director -
E. Robert Burns
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
4301 W. Markham Street, #773
Little Rock, AR 72205
College of Public Health, Room G212
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
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
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
Burns, E.R. (2012) Healthy Lungs: Cancer Education for Middle School
Teachers Using a "Train and Equip" Method. Journal of Cancer Education
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,
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