Department of Bio-Medical Sciences - Georgia
Professor of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology

Harold Komiskey PhD


Email: harryko@pcom.edu
Office: 678-225-7472

Dr. Harold Komiskey is a Professor of Pharmacology at the Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin with a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and a minor in Medical Science/Physiology.

Dr. Komiskey is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology. He is also a member of the Society for Neuroscience, Society of Toxicology, and American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.

  • Education

    PhD, Pharmacology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    MS, Pharmacology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    BS, Chemistry and Math, University of Wisconsin, River Fall, WI

  • Awards

    UICOM-R Distinguished Teaching Award by the faculty in 1987

    Golden Apple for Teaching Excellence by second year medical students in 1985

    My thesis students DeAnglo Harris and Tyler Huynh won the Biomedical Science research award 2012 and 2013, respectively

  • Publications

    Selected Publications:

    TT Huynh, KB Baker, and HL Komiskey: Effect of estrogen on manganese-induced toxicity on embryonic astrocytes, Adv. Bioscience Biotechnology 4: 9-15, 2013.

    Selected Presentations:

    H Komiskey, T Huynh, D Markland, D Harris, M Choi, and C. Mehta: Neurodegeneration, Astrocytes, and Natural Supplements, Neurodegeneration Conference-2012, Mexico, Nov 27 to Dec 1, 2012.

  • Other

    Volunteer and Leadership Activities
    • Member of IACUC Committee
    • Member of School of Pharmacy’s Curriculum committee
    • Member of the Biomedical Science Curriculum committee
    • Coordinator of two second year courses, Life Stages & Psychiatry
    • Co-coordinator of the second year Biomed Pharmacology/Toxicology course
    • Faculty Advisor of Student Interest Group in Neurology