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Morris Cranmer, PhD, CIH

C O P H Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Morris Cranmer, P h D, C I H

Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

 

Contact Information

Office: COPH 1227
Phone: 501-526-6696
cranmermorrisf@uams.edu

Education

AA (Engineering), Compton College
BS (Chemistry, Engineering), Sul Ross State University
MS (Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health), UAMS
PhD (Botany- Molecular Biology), The University of Texas
PhD (Interdisciplinary Toxicology), UAMS

Boards and Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Industrial Hygiene, CIH, Certification Number 5698
Fellow, Academy of Toxicological Sciences.
Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners.
Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners, Certification Number 1628
Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners, Certification Number 1516
Diplomate, American Board of Psychological Specialties, Identification Number 536.
Specialist in the Practice of Occupational Safety and Health, USC – NIOSH
Occupational Safety and Health Management, USC – NIOSH
Certified Safety Executive, World Safety Organization.
Certified Safety Specialist, World Safety Organization.
Certified Safety Manager, World Safety Organization.
Certified Hazardous Materials Supervisor, World Safety Organization.

Research Interest

Forensic Toxicology, Public Health Biology, Occupational Toxicology, Hazard Identification and Communication.

Recent Publications:

Cranmer MF. Statistics in Toxicology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Symposium on Statistics and the Environment. Washington, D.C. Journal Washington Academy of Science 64(2), 158-159, 1974.

Cranmer MF. SACCHARIN: Edited by Scherr GH. Pathotox Publishers, Inc. American Drug Research Institute, Inc., 586 pages, 1980.

Cranmer MF. Review of the toxicology of carbaryl. Neurotoxicology , 1986; 7(1)1-86.

Cranmer MF, Amler RW, McChesney T, Louie SC, Senner J, Lybarger J. Biologic indicators of exposure of the residents of Jacksonville, Arkansas to contaminants from the Vertac/Hercules Superfund Site. Hazardous Waste and Public Health: International Congress on the Health Effects of Hazardous Waste. JS Andrews, H Frumkin, BL Johnson, MA Mehlman, C Xintaras, JA Bucsela, eds. Princeton Scientific Publishing Co., Inc., Princeton, NJ, 1994, pp 378-388.

Cranmer MF, Evans S, McChesney T, Louie SC. The poor and retired/elderly: Populations at special risk to consuming methylmercury contaminated fish. Hazardous Waste and Public Health: International Congress on the Health Effects of Hazardous Waste. JS Andrews, H Frumkin, BL Johnson, MA Mehlman, C Xintaras, JA Bucsela, eds. Princeton Scientific Publishing Co., Inc., Princeton, NJ, 1994, pp. 643-658.

Cranmer M, Gilbert S, Cranmer J. Neurotoxicology of mercury – indicators and effects of low-level exposure.. Neurotoxicol, 1996; 17:9-14.

Cranmer M, Louie S, Kennedy RH, Kern PA, Fonseca VA. Exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD)
is associated with hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance. Toxicol Sci, 2000; 56: 431-436.