I have 28 years of teaching experience at the University level (University of New Mexico School of Medicine) with Undergraduates, Medical Students, Medical Technologists, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. My particular areas of expertise are in biochemistry, physiology, cell biology, molecular biology and genetics. I am comfortable tutoring most of the MCAT subject areas. I am also fluent in Spanish and Italian. I use a variety of prepared materials as well as on-line resources. ... [more]
I lived and worked in Mexico City - took four years of Spanish in high school and passed advanced placement tests for it in college. I feel comfortable with conversational Spanish and grammar.
I have tutored six students in MCAT, especially at it relates to the new emphasis on proteins, amino acids and metabolism. The new MCAT is testing heavily on amino acids, proteins and metabolilsm, I have much experience and expertise in this area as well as in classical and molecular genetics.
I have published several peer-reviewed human genetics studies, especially in genetic epidemiology. I have taught molecular biology techniques for 28 years.
I have extensive experience teaching many aspects of nutrition as it relates to physiology, biochemistry, cell-biology, hematology, hemostasis and endocrinology at a medical school; subjects that demand detailed knowledge how vitamins work is paramount. Iron and calcium are especially areas of expertise, as I am a hematologist by trade, and have published medical research involving calcium, women's health and neonatal health.