Homer S Black
Professor, Department of Dermatology
Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Dr. Black earned a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Louisiana State University in 1964. He earned a B.Sc. in animal science from Texas A&M University in 1956. He also holds a M.Ed. from Sam Houston State University; and a M.S.Admin. (business/health science management) from the University of Houston. He was a Senior Fulbright Scholar at the Photobiology Centre, University of Dundee, Scotland. Dr. Black has been a member of a number of scientific societies including the Sigma Xi, American Association of Cancer Research, American Oil Chemists’ Society, European Society for Photobiology, Photomedicine Society, and the American Society for Photobiology. He served as Treasurer in the latter. Dr. Black is also a member of the Institute of Professional Managers and was Chairman of the Board of Regents for the Academy of Administrative Managers. His research interests have focused upon the chemopreventive or pro-carcinogenic effects of antioxidants and dietary fat in UV-carcinogenesis.
Pro-carcinogenic effects of antioxidants and dietary fat in UV-carcinogenesis