Dr. Barbara Gail Harris –daughter of former educator Rudolph Harris –Sulphur Springs Fl.
Attended Hillsborough High School and after graduation attended the University of Miami where she completed medical school as an OB-Gyn. and where she developed a strong interest in astrology. “I love history. I love learning about history. I’ve always had a scientific mind and growing up knowing I’d do something scientific. I love astronomy, but never thought about it as a career”
Dr. Harris was the first to discover that a star known as U Scorpi has erupted.*
Dr. Harris said between her career as a a doctor and her hobby as an astronomer she’s managed to stay busy. Florida Sentinel-Bulletin April 2010
[ *Sky &Telescope May2020, Reflector March 2010]