Hello! I am a junior professor with my PhD at a local 4 year university, and a certified clinical health professional. Through clinical training, research training for my PhD, graduate coursework and clinical experience, I have worked with kids and adults of all ages, in a variety of environments. I have expertise in anatomy and physiology, neuroscience, basic physics and math,speech and hearing, reading, pharmacology, genetics, and technical writing at the high school, college, and grad... [more]
As part of my position as a university professor, I advise and counsel undergraduate students on career paths, class choices, orientation to the college experience, and choosing a major. I also have experience serving on admission committees for graduate school.
I have both taken and taught graduate level course work regarding genetic disorders, genetic testing, genetic counseling and fundamental concepts of genetic science (patterns of inheritance, DNA, chromosomes, pedigree use, transmission across generations, risk of comorbidity in siblings, etc). I'm happy to provide a syllabus if requested to verify topics taught.
Hard of Hearing
I am a certified clinical audiologist. I have had 4+ years of graduate work experience, specific to the diagnosis, screening, and rehabilitation of individuals with hearing loss.
I currently teach a graduate course in pharmacology. Topics for the course include: basic molecular mechanisms of pharmacology, basic reviews of cell membrane and receptor biology, mechanisms of action of different drugs, detailed descriptions of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes, and mechanisms of cell death and free radicals. I'm happy to provide a syllabus upon request.
I have taught two semesters of undergraduate coursework in Public Speaking at the University of Connecticut. I have also taken and taught undergraduate and graduate work on speech production, speech sounds, and the acoustics of speech.