Dr. John Heath




John Heath, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Psychology
College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health
Williams-Bowie Hall, Room 2050
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL 36088
E-mail: jheath@mytu.tuskegee.edu
Phone: 334-724-4643


Research Fields
  • Behavioral Toxicology
  • Reproductive Toxicology
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Environmental Teratology
  • Investigation into the effects of organic and inorganic mercury on reproduction and the cognitive and motor effects of mercury polluted waterways in Alabama on the rural population.
Collaborations
  • Tuskegee University:
  • Dr. Hari Goyal, Reproductive Toxicology
  • Dr. Liz Simmon, Reproductive Toxicology
  • Auburn University:
  • Dr. Tim Braden, Hormonal Resarch
  • Jacksonville State University, Dr. Al Nichols, Envoronmental Chemical Toxicology
  • University of Hawaii
  • Dr. Cedomir Todorovic, Neuro, Toxicological Insults.
Current Published Research
  • Heath, J.C., Braden, T.D., Abdelmageed, Y & Goyal H.O. (2012). The effects of chronic ingestion of mercuric chloride on fertility and testosterone levels in male Sprague Dawley rats. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology. In Press.
  • Robinson, V., Johnson, J.A., Davis, C & Heath, J. (2011). Homeless shelters in Alabama: A study of women’s health services. National Technology and Social Science Conference Procesdings, 48, 208-218.
  • Heath, J.C., Adbelmageed, Y., Braden, T.D., Williams, C.S., Williams, J.W., Paulose, T., Hernandes-Ochoa, I., Gupta, R., Flaws, J.A., Goyal H.O. (2011). Genetically Induced Estrogen Receptor a mRNA (Esr1) Overexpression Does Not Adversely Affect Fertility or Penile Development in Male Mice. Journal of Andrology, 32 (3) 282-294.
  • Heath, J.C., Banner, K.M., Reed, M.N., Pesek, E.F., Cole, N., Li, J., Newland, M.C. (2010). Dietary Selenium protects against selected signs of aging and Methylmercury Exposure. Neurotoxicology, 31 (2) 169-179.
  • Heath, J.C., Jackson, C.A., Yamani, N.M., Aaron, A., Cruz, S. Owen, M. Stobaeus (2012). Effects of Methmercury pubescent exposure on the brain and reproductive system. The Toxicologist 114(1) 180.
  • Heath, J.C., Abdelmajeed, Y., Braden, T.D., Nichols, A.C., Steffy, D.A. (2009). The effects of chronic mercuric chloride ingestion in female Sprague Dawley rats on fertility and reproductions. Food and Chnical Toxicology, 47(7) 1600-1605.
  • Heath, J.C., Abadelmajeed, Y., Nichols, A.C., Steffy, D.A., Braden, T.D. and Goyal, H.O. (2008). The Comarative effects of chronic ingestion of mercuric chloride on fertility on male and female Sprague Dawley rats. Birth Defects Research Part A, 82(5), 385.