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Academic School

School of Sciences


Allied Health 215



(845) 575-3000 ext. 3543

Dr. Carl W. Embola

Clinical Associate Professor


Carl W. Embola joined the Marist College community as a Clinical Associate Professor for the Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies programs. Prior to joining Marist, he was a tenured associate professor in the School of Health and Natural Sciences at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York. He brings along 16 years of full-time higher education teaching experience. He obtained a PhD in Pathology at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York, and also earned an MS in Environmental Health, an MPA in Health Services Management, and an MBA in Management. His research interest has been in the cancer-preventive properties of green tea and has publications in scientific journals including Carcinogenesis and Food and Chemical Toxicology.



Research Interests / Areas of Focus

Cancer-preventive properties of green tea

Selected Publications

C.W. Embola, O.S. Sohn, E.S. Fiala, and J.W. Weisburger (2002) Induction of UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1 (UDP-GT1) gene complex by green tea in male F 344 rats. Food and Chem. Toxicol. 40, 841-844.

Embola, C.W., Weisburger, M.C. and Weisburger, J.H. (2001) Green tea and the metabolism of 2-amino-3-methylimidazo[4,5-f]quinoline (IQ) in F344 rat. Food and Chem. Toxicol. 39, 629-633.

Embola, C.W., Weisburger, J.H. and Weisburger, M.C. (2001)Urinary excretion of N-OH-2-amino-3-methylimidazo[4,5-f]quinoline-N-glucuronide in F344 rats is enhanced by green tea. Carcinogenesis, 22, 1095-1098.