E. Robert Burns, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor of Anatomy and Interdisciplinary ToxicologyE. Robert Burns, Ph.D.

Tulane University

Post Doctoral Training
NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship, Dept. of Pathology, The George Washington University

Research Interests
Experimental oncology, cell kinetics, chronochemotherapy; PreK-14 health science outreach

Curriculum Vitae: Word

Address: Office: Rahn/210
Mailing address: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W. Markham St., Slot 510
Little Rock, AR 72205

Phone: (501) 686-5139

Fax: (501) 296-1267

Selected Publications

Burns, E.R. 2017 Healthy Skin: Cancer Education for School Teachers and Nurses Using a “Train and Equip” Method. J. Cancer Educ. 32:72-78.

Burns, E.R. 2015 Use of a Break Point Method to Assign Course Letter Grades is Problematic. Anat. Sci. Educ. 8:490-491.

Burns, E.R. and J. Garrett 2015 Student Failures on First-Year Basic Science Courses and the USMLE Step 1: A Retrospective Study Over a 20-Year Period. Anat. Sci. Educ. 8(2): 120-125.

Burns, E. R. 2014 Cancer Prevention and Control: Where are the Kids? J. Cancer Education. 29 (2): 209-210.

Burns, E. R. 2012 Healthy Lungs: Cancer Education for Middle School Teachers Using a “Train and Equip” Method. J. Cancer Education 27(1):179-185.

Burns, E. R. 2010 “Anatomizing” Reversed: Use of Examination Questions that Foster Use of Higher Order Learning Skills by Students. Anat. Sci. Educ. 3:330-334.

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 70:17-22.

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. Anat. Sci. Educ. 1:119-125.

Burns, E. R. and M. S. Lindsey 2004 Cancer education and cancer prevention education for K-12 teachers and students. J. Cancer Education 19:105-110.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. Anatomical Record (New Anatomist) 269:181-193.

Burns, E.R., Sateia, M.J. and Lee-Chiong, T.L. 2002 Basic Principles of Chronobiology and Disorders of Circadian Sleep-Wake Rhythm. In: Sleep Medicine, Chiong, Sateia and Carskadon, eds., Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, pp 245-254.

Burns, E.R. 2000 Biological Time and In Vivo Research: A “Field Guide” to Pitfalls. Anatomical Record (New Anatomist) 261:141-152.

Pasley, J. M., E. R. Burns and P. L. Rayford (1994) Circadian variations of gastrointestinal peptides and cell proliferation in rats: effects of adrenalectomy. Recent Progress in Hormone Research 49:359-365.