Harry Hogan

Professor

Harry Hogan

Office: MEOB 218
Phone: 979.845.1538
Fax: 979.845.3081
Email: hhogan@tamu.edu

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Research Interests

  •  Bone biomechanics and mechanical properties

  • Rodent animal models, simulated space flight, exercise and pharmacologic countermeasures, as well as other osteoporosis risk factors

  • Development of specialized techniques for characterizing mechanical properties of bone tissue from rodent (mouse and rat) animal models.

Awards & Honors

  • Mechanical Engineering Industrial Advisory Council Outstanding Faculty Contribution Award, 2015
  • Charles M. Crawford Service Award, 2010-2011, Look College of Engineering
  • ASME Fellow, 2008
  • Mervin and Annette Peters Advising Award, Texas A&M University President's Award, May 2007
  • ASME South Texas Section Claude L. Wilson Award, April 2006
  • ASME South Texas Section Meritorious Service Award, April 2005
  • Ruth and William Neely '52/Dow Chemical Faculty Fellow, 2004-2005, Texas A&M University College of Engineering
  • Peggy L. and Charles T. Brittan Teaching Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, 2002
  • Orthopedics and Musculoskeletal Study Section Member, National Institutes of Health, 10/97–6/02

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1984
  • M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University, 1981
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University, 1979
  • B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University, 1979

Selected Publications

Macias, B. R., Lima, F., Swift, J. M., Shirazi-Fard, Y., Greene, E. S., Allen, M. R., Fluckey, J., Hogan, H. A., Braby, L., Wang, S. and Bloomfield, S. A., "Simulating the Lunar Environment: Partial Weightbearing and High-LET Radiation-Induce Bone Loss and Increase Sclerostin-Positive Osteocytes. Radiat. Res. 186, 254–263 (2016).

Shirazi-Fard, Y., Metzger, C.E., Kwaczala, A.T., Judex, S., Bloomfield, S.A., Hogan, H.A., "Moderate Intensity Resistive Exercise Improves Metaphyseal Cancellous Bone Recovery Following an Initial Disuse Period, but Does Not Mitigate Decrements During a Subsequent Disuse Period in Adult Rats," Bone, 66:296-305, September 2014.

Boudreaux, R.D., Swift, J.M., Gasier, H.G., Wiggs, M.P., Hogan, H.A., Fluckey, J.D., and Bloomfield, S.A., "Increased Resistance during Jump Exercise Does Not Enhance Cortical Bone Formation," Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 46(5):982-989, May 2014.

Swift, J.M., Lima, F, Macias, B.R., Allen, M.R., Greene, E.S., Shirazi-Fard, Y., Kupke, J.S., Hogan, H.A., and Bloomfield, S.A., "Partial Weight Bearing Does Not Prevent Musculoskeletal Losses Associated with Disuse," Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 45(11):2052-2060, November 2013.

Shirazi-Fard, Y., Anthony, R.A., Kwaczala, A.T., Judex, S., Bloomfield, S.A., Hogan, H.A., "Previous Exposure to Simulated Microgravity Does Not Exacerbate Bone Loss During Subsequent Exposure in the Proximal Tibia of Adult Rats," Bone, 56(2):461-473, October 2013.