About Britney Harris
Dr. Harris grew up on a farm in Indiana. She attended Purdue University where she completed a BS degree. She completed her MD at WVU, where she enjoyed serving a unique, underserved population and joining a strong Mountaineer family.
- MD, West Virginia University, 2019
- BS, Purdue University, 2015
- Sadler NM, Harris BR, Metzger BA, Kirshner J.N-cadherin impedes proliferation of multiple myeloma cancer stem cells. Am J Blood Res. 2013; 3(4):271-85. eCollection 2013.
- Harris BR, Borgstrom DC, Hazard-Jenkins H. Rare Her2-positive breast cancer in a transgender male highlights potential therapeutic implications of androgen therapy. ACS Case Reviews in Surgery. Accepted Aug 2018.
- Harris BR, Swain ED, Feng J, Wen S, Stemple JT, Thomay AA, Cardinal JS, Marsh JW. Does surgical volume trump disparities in predicting outcomes following hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) surgery? American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Annual Meeting. March 2018.
- Lyle CA, Harris BR, Adkins D, Wen S, Cardinal JS. Risk factors for 30 day readmission rates after hepatectomy and pancreatectomy for benign disease: an ACS NSQIP database review. American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Annual Meeting. March 2018.
- Harris BR, Zheng MM, Riofski MV, Woods J, Colby DA, Kirshner J. The Therapeutic Effects of 15-Methylene-Eburnamonine on Cancer Stem Cells in Breast to Brain Tumors. Presented at the Purdue University Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium, Lafayette, IN. March 2013.
- 2018: Esther Brooker and Kay Nozdrovicky Global Health Travel Scholarship
- 2018: Richard A. Vaughan, MD Scholarship. WVU Department of Surgery
- 2018: Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) WVU School of Medicine
- 2017: Paul Ambrose Scholars Program. Association for Prevention Teaching and Research
- 2019 - Present: American College of Surgeons Resident Member
- Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) WVU School of Medicine
- American College of Surgeons
- Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society Member
- 01/2018-05/2019: WVU Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) Vice President
- 05/2016 – 05/2017: WVU Surgery Interest Group Co-Leader
- 03/2016 – 05/2017: Culinary Medicine Interest Group Vice President
- 09/2015-05/2018: SAFE (Student and Faculty Experience) Clinic Co-Founder and Co-President
- Dr. Harris loves exploring West Virginia with her boyfriend, also a resident at WVU. Spending time with her dog, hiking, playing sports (basketball, volleyball, soccer), cake decorating, and crochet.