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School of Medicine Greenville


Faculty Profile

Faculty and Staff

Asa C. Black, Jr., M.D.

Title: Full Professor
Biomedical Sciences
School of Medicine Greenville
E-mail: blackac@greenvillemed.sc.edu
Phone: 864-455-9810
   
Office: 607 Grove Road
Greenville SC 29605
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Bio

Background: Married: Cynthia Woods Black
Research Interest(s): A. Pluripotent Adult Stem Cells (with Dr. Henry E. Young) B. Multiple sclerosis (with Dr. Mary Hughes)
Honors & Awards: Teaching Award for "most quotable professor"
Teaching Award "for having enough knowledge to win Jeopardy, twice"
Teaching Award "for his many years of service to the Students of Mercer University School of Medicine"
N. I. H. Trainee in Anatomy (Vanderbilt University)
Full Scholarship
National Merit Scholarship Finalist
Professional Affiliations: USCSOMG Committee for Improvement of Question Quality (Mind, Brain, and Behavior Module)
Member
USCSOMG Chair's Advisory Committee on Unit Criteria for Promotion and Tenure
Member
USCSOMG Faculty Development Committee
Member
USCSOMG Mind, Brain and Behavior Module Committee
Member
USCSOMG Neuroscience Module Committee
Member
USCSOMG Admissions Committee
Member
USCSOMG Radiology Questions Vetting Committee (Structure/Function Module)
Member
USCSOMG Structure/Function Committee
Member
USCSOMG Student Evaluation and Promotions Committee
Member
MUSM Anatomical Donor Program Advisory Committee
Member
MUSM Discipline Heads of Anatomy and Embryology Committee
Member
MUSM Anatomy Group Committee
Member
International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism
Member
MUSM Visual Learning Program Committee
Member
Georgia Association for Biomedical Research
Member
MUSM Phase Coordinators Committee
Member
MUSM Library Consultant for Anatomy
Member
MUSM Library Consultant for Anatomy
Member
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Member
Alpha Chi Sigma Professional Chemistry Fraternity
Member
American Association of Anatomists
Member
New York Academy of Sciences
Member
Research Society on Alcoholism
Member
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society of North America
Member
American Society for Neurochemistry
Member
International Society for Neurochemistry
Member
Society for Neuroscience
Member
Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Member
Craniofacial Biology Group, International Association for Dental Research
Member
Iowa Academy Science
Member
Southern Society of Anatomists
Member
USCSOMG LCME Educational Group Self-Study Committee
Member
USCSOMG LCME Self-Study Faculty Subcommittee
Member
USCSOMG Curriculum Committee
Other - Chairman
USCSOMG Student Evaluation and Promotions Committee
Other - Acting Chairman
PLFSM Committee to Evaluate the Laboratories
Member
PLFSM Family Medicine/General Surgery Year 3 Planning Group
Member
PLFSM SPM Test Review Committee for Anatomy, Pathology, and Imaging
Member
PLFSM Tenure Committee
Member
PLFSM Grading and Promotions Committee
Member
MUSM Histologist Search Committee
Member
MUSM Search Committee for Chairman of the Division of Basic Medical Sciences
Member
MUSM ACT Committee
Member
MUSM ACT Committee
Member
MUSM NBME Committee (Ad-Hoc Subcommittee of CIC)
Member
MUSM Ad-Hoc Question Distribution Committee
Member
MUSM ACT Committee
Member
MUSM ACT Committee
Member
MUSM Anatomy Search Committee
Other - Chairman
MUSM Clinical Phase Co-Coordinators Committee
Other - Chairman
MUSM ACT Committee
Member
MUSM Search Committee for Chairperson of the division of Basic Medical Sciences
Member
MUSM Educational Program MD committee for MUSM's LCME Self-Study Process
Member
MUSM Anatomy Search Comittee
Other - Chairman
MUSM SOCA Committee (Ad-Hoc Committee of Phase Coordinator's Committee)
Member
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee for Updating Radiology Collection
Member
MUSM Biomedical Problems Review Committee for Endocrinology Phase
Member
MUSM Anatomy Search Committee
Other - Chairman
MUSM Biomedical Problems Review Committee for Case Set for Cardiology Phase
Member
MUSM Biomedical Problems Review Committee for Musculoskeletal Phase
Other - Chairman
MUSM Biomedical Problems Review Committee for Revision of Case Set for Endocrinology Phase
Member
MUSM Biomedical Problems Review Committee for the Endocrinology Phase
Member
MUSM Appeals and Grievances Committee
Member
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee for Neurology/Musculoskeletal Phases
Member
MUSM Neuroscientist Search Committee
Member
MUSM Visual Learning Faculty Member Search Committee
Member
Mercer University Institutional Research Committee
Member
Mercer University Principal Committee on Institutional Effeciveness
Member
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee to Hear a Student Appeal
Other - Chairman
MUSM Biomedical Problems Review Committee for phase C4 (Musculoskeletal)
Other - Chairman
MUSM Pharmacologist Search Committee
Member
MUSM Anatomy Search Committee
Other - Chairman
MUSM Anatomy Search Committee
Other - Chairman
MUSM Biomedical Problems Committee
Member
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee to Plan the Retirement Dinner for Dr. George Bernard
Member
MUSM Biomedical Problems Review Committee for phase C7 (Respirology)
Member
MUSM Biomedical Problems Review Committee for phase C7 (Respirology)
Member
MUSM Physiologist Search Committee
Member
MUSM Curriculum and Instruction Committee
Member
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee on Planning the Faculty Retreat on Curriculum Matters
Member
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee to Hear a Student Appeal
Member
MUSM Nominating Committee
Member
MUSM Neuroscientist Search Committee
Member
MUSM Promotion and Tenure Committee
Member
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee for MDE Question Numbers for Phases !, B, C1 (Hematology), and C2 (Neurology)
Member
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee on Remediation
Member
MUSM Biomedical Problems Review Committee for case revision for Phase C5 (Endocrinology)
Member
MUSM Joint Conference Committee
Member
Remediation Task Force
Member
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee on Discipline Subscores
Member
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee on Promotion Standards for Medical Students
Member
MUSM Molecular Geneticist Search Committee
Other - Chairman
MUSM Student Appraisal and Promotions Committee
Member
MUSM Committee on Library and Learning Resources
Member
MUSM Subcommittee on Journal Subscriptions, Library and Learning Resources Committee
Member
MUSM Biomedical Research Support Grant Committee
Member
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee -- Student Academic Status
Member
MUSM Histologist Search Committee
Other - Chairman
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee on Student Minimal Performance Section
Other - Chairman
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee on the Plastination of Anatomical Specimens
Other - Chairman
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee for Determining Animal Cage Needs and Specifications
Other - Chairman
MUSM Ad-Hoc Committee on the MDE Section of the Biomedical Problems Program
Member
UICM Comprehensive Examination Committee (Department of Anatomy)
Member
UICM Faculty Secretary (Department of Anatomy)
Member
UICM Physician's Assistants Advisory Committee
Member
UICM Comprehensive Examination Committee (Department of Anatomy)
Member
UICM Graduate Affairs Committee (Department of Anatomy)
Member
UICM Resources Committee (Department of Anatomy)
Member