David Spade, PhD
University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA
Adam Le Gresley, PhD
Kingston University, London, UK
Dr. Adam Le Gresley is Associate Professor in the department of Pharmacy and Chemistry at Kingston University London.
Le Gresley was awarded his PhD in supramolecular organic chemistry by the University of Surrey in 2004 and carried out his postdoctoral research on photolabile compounds at Drexel College of Medicine in Philadelphia, USA, funded by the NIH.
He was appointed to the Faculty of Science at Kingston University in 2009, where he has been teaching on U/G and P/G courses within chemistry, pharmacy and the biological sciences for the last 6 years. In addition to teaching, Le Gresley maintains a small research group, funded by a number of industrial partners including GlaxoSMithKline with interests in NMR metabolomics, the synthesis of new in vitro diagnostic probes for problem pathogens and novel Rab7 inhibitors for the treatment of diabetes.
He is a regular reviewer for a number of peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to the development of courses across the faculty. Le Gresley was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2011 and subsequently to Associate Professor in Organic and Medicinal Chemistry in 2013.
Kevin Ahern, PhD
Oregon State University, USA
Vincent Racaniello, PhD
Columbia University, New York, USA
Georgina Cornwall, PhD
Colorado Mountain College, Aspen, USA
Tarry Ahuja, MD
Carleton University Ottawa, CAN
Dr. Tarry Ahuja is currently a senior medical real-world evidence scientist for a major pharmaceutical company for Europe and Canada and is a lecturer at Carleton University teaching “Biological Foundations of Addictions” and “Health Psychology”.
He graduated with a PhD in Neuroscience with a specialty in electrophysiology and pharmacology from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.
He has worked for over 10 years in the hospital setting in sleep disorders clinic working with patients and trying to better understand sleep patterns and sleep disorders. Additional, he has done over 10 years of clinical research in the areas of Alzheimer’s, stroke and ischemia with the National Research Council of Canada.
Cardiff University, UK
Batool Akmal has been teaching a-level and college level maths for over 7 years at one of the top colleges in Cardiff, Wales. She is the Director of the colleges' Honours Programme whereby she supports students with their applications to Cambridge, Oxford and other top universities, to study subjects such as Medicine and Dentistry. Batool also runs her own mathematics tuition and revision company and provides online support to her students through her website. Batool is enthusiastic and passionate about the study of Mathematics.
Geoffrey Meyer, PhD
University of Western Australia, Perth, AUS
Prof. Geoffrey Meyer works at the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology at the University of Western Australia.
He is the Coordinator for Histology on the Federative International Program for Anatomical Terminologies (FIPAT) of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists (IFAA).
Professor Meyer is also the creator of “Meyer’s Histology” (http://histology-online.com) and, in collaboration with Professor John Campbell and Michael Hall, has provided an extensive collection of learning and teaching resources to deliver a histology course completely available online. Geoffrey Meyer’s research activities focus on developing innovative, computer-aided learning and teaching tools.
He has received a number of awards for his work, including the Australian University Teaching Award.
In 2006, and again in 2014, he received UWA Teaching Fellowships. Professor Meyer was also awarded a prestigious ALTC (Australian Learning and Teaching Council) Fellowship in 2009 and is currently the Project Leader on ALTC Project Grants.
Yale University, Connecticut, USA
Jared Rovny has a strong academic background in Physics research and education, and currently researches modern topics in medical Physics. He has taught a wide variety of physics classes over many years, receiving awards for his teaching and high recommendations from students. Jared has been helping students prepare specifically for the physics on their MCAT exams for over 7 years, and works hard to create clear, visual explanations. He is committed to the importance of education, working with Yale's Center for Teaching and Learning as he continues to research and teach.
Thad Wilson, PhD
Marian University, Indianapolis, USA
Raywat Deonandan, PhD
University of Ottawa, CAN
John McLachlan, PhD
Durham University, UK
John McLachlan is Professor of Medical Education at Durham University, is a UK National Teaching Fellow, and formerly Editor-in-Chief of the Journal "Medical Education". He has been teaching Embryology to medical students for many years, apparently to their pleasure and benefit!
Pravin Shukle, MD
Independent Medical Practice, Ottawa, CAN
Dr. Shukle is a board certified specialist in internal medicine. He runs one of the largest specialty practices in Ontario, Canada. His area of interest is the stroke and heart attack reduction in high risk patients.
He owns and runs a full functioning cardiac and diabetes suite that includes diagnostics, diet counseling, exercise counseling, and lifestyle support for patients with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and arrhythmia. He is one of Canada’s most popular speakers. He performs over 150 special lectures across the nation each year with various audiences ranging from the general public, to nurses, to physicians, to medical specialists. His lectures are engaging, funny, and informative. In 2016, Dr. Shukle will be conducting a TED talk on using DNA as a memory storage medium.
Peter Delves, PhD
University College London (UCL), UK
James Pickering, PhD
University of Leeds, UK
Dr. James Pickering did his Ph.D. at the University of Leeds where he currently works as Associate Professor in Anatomy. He has made various publications on the human anatomy, such as "Access Anatomy: Abdomen", and is heavily involved in the delivery of anatomy teaching to medical, dental and intercalating students.
He regularly uses various modern learning tools to a great extent and was therefore rewarded as "The Most Innovative Teacher of the Year 2014" and "Learning Technologist of the Year 2014" by the Association of Learning Technologists. Additionally, he also received the "University of Leeds Teaching Award".
Amongst others, he currently researches contemporary methods of learning, e. g. the use of blended learning resources on student engagement and assessment, or the screencast as a method of consolidation as well as revision.
Craig Canby, PhD
Des Moines University, Iowa, USA
Dr. Craig Canby is Professor of Anatomy at Des Moines University in Iowa. He studied Biology and Chemistry at the Iowa Wesleyan College and later got his Ph.D. in Anatomy at the University of Iowa.
Canby has received many awards and honors for his work including the DPT Class of 2008 Teaching Excellence Award and the Award Hancher Finkbine Medallion.
His research is especially focused on anatomical variations and technology-enabled student learning.
Carlo Raj, MD
University of Pikeville, Kentucky, USA
You probably know MD Edward Goljan and his Rapid Review Pathology Series. But do you know the "new" Goljan? His name is Carlo Raj and he is currently following his mentor's footsteps by presenting you pathology as you have never experienced before.
Carlo Raj has earned his MD at the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and continued his medical career as professor of Pathophysiology at the University of Pikeville, Kentucky, and as an international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he is also CEO of Indus Intellect, whose goal it is to spread medical knowledge across the globe.
Veronica Gillispie, MD, FACOG
Ochnser Health System, Louisiana, USA
Dr. Veronica Gillispie is the Clerkship Director for Obstetrics and Gynecology for the Ochsner Clinical School at the University of Queensland, Australia. She is responsible for curriculum development and preparing her students for USMLE Step 2. Her teaching has been described by her students as relatable. She makes complicated topics easy to understand.
Brian Alverson, MD
Brown University, Rhode Island, USA
Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.
Kevin Pei, MD
Yale University, Connecticut, USA
Dr. Kevin Pei is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine, Associate Director of Surgery Clerkships and Associate Director of Resident Education at the Yale Center for Medical Simulation. He is passionate about curriculum development and improving patient outcomes through creative education and simulation.
Joseph Alpert, MD
Tucson University, Arizona, USA
Dr. Alpert is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine and Director of Coronary Care and Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine, Tucson, United States.
Before joining the UA, he worked at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester as Professor of Medicine, Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Vice Chairman of Medicine. From 1992 – 2006 he was also Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the UA College of Medicine.
John Fisher, MD
Augusta University, Georgia, USA
Dr. Fisher is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Medicine and Infectious Diseases. In his 30 years on the faculty of the Medical College of Georgia he has received 58 teaching awards. He has been recognized regionally by the American College of Physicians for his educational skills with the Annual J. Willis Hurst Teaching Award and nationally by the Infectious Diseases Society of America's Clinical Teacher Award. In April of 2015 he received the Jane F. Deforges Excellence in Medical Education Award at the national meetings of the American College of Physicians in Boston, MA. In light of his receiving this prestigious award, he was advanced from Fellow to Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP). Dr. Fisher is also the author of 61 original publications in refereed journals and 44 book chapters.
Jeremy Brown, PhD
University College London (UCL), UK
Professor Jeremy Brown is a clinician scientist with an interest in respiratory infection. He studied medicine in London, graduating with honors, and continued his postgraduate medical training in a variety of London hospitals.
He completed his PhD in molecular microbiology in 1999 and obtained a prestigious Welcome Advanced Research Fellowship for further scientific training at the University of Adelaide. His research is mainly focused on respiratory complications of haematological disease and stem cell transplantation.
His educational and scientific experience enables him to teach students and professionals about respiratory medicine.
Brian Warriner, MD
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CA
Dr. Brian Warriner has been an active clinician and teacher in the UBC Faculty of Medicine and has published in the anesthesia and medical literature. He received his MD from UBC and – in 2009 – the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society Clinical Practitioner Award. Additionally, he was the Head of the UBC Department of Anesthesia from January 2002 until 2005 and the merged Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, UBC Faculty of Medicine.
He has traveled to Uganda in the last 5 years, volunteering and helping in the operating room at Mulago Hospital and with the medical teaching at Makerere University. Currently he operates as a health system accreditor/surveyor for Accreditation Canada.
Dr. Warriner’s research has been focused on the use of blood substitutes in surgical patients, the value of pre-operative beta blockers, the reversal of muscle relaxants and the prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting.
Otterbein University, Westerville, USA
Jessica Spellman has gathered experience in several areas of nursing, including telemetry, cardiac step-down, diabetes, perioperative as well as nursing education. She works as a clinical instructor for senior nursing students transitioning into professional practice and is an educator in the RN-BSN online program as well as coordinator of the operating room elective at The Ohio State University College of Nursing.
She is associated with the faculty at The Ohio State University, received the BSN from Kent State University and the MSN in Nursing Administration from Otterbein University.
Diana Shenefield, PhD
Capella University, Minnesota, USA
Diana Shenefield works at the Assistant Nursing Faculty at the Huntington University in Indiana. Her work includes teaching fundamental skills in nursing, pathophysiology and pharmacology.
She has got a PhD in Nursing Education which she got in 2012 at the Capella University in Minnesota.
Shenefield can look back on years of experience in the medical care sector. She is also a member of certain nursing associations like the National League of Nurses and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
IUPUI, Indianapolis, USA
Joanna Jackson is a Medical Compliance Manager who works as an independet contractor. She is responsible for for federal, state and local regulations for clinics. She amongst other things develops and implements policies that conform to current standards of nursing.
In the past Jackson has worked as Clinical Manager in the Psychiatry and as a Regional Nursing Supervisor. After completing her studies at Miami Valley Career Technology Center, where she was an Honor Roll student, she was a finalist in the Health Knowledge Bowl Regional Contest.
Wright State University, Dayton, USA
Jill Beavers-Kirby has gathered vast experience in the medical field and is currently working full-time with adults who have lymphoma and leukaemia. She teaches part-time, too.
Jill Beavers-Kirby received an ADN from Wytheville Community College in Wytheville, VA. Moreover, she received a BSN Online from the University of Phoenix, a Master of Science Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from Wright State University and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the Ohio State University in 2011.
University of Cincinnati Medical Center, USA
Anne Vanderputten works as a Clinical Manager at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Ohio since 1994.
Before that, she has worked at several other medical centers and has been part of medical committees. Twelve years’ experience as house supervisor in a trauma center and thirteen years of experience as a registered nurse in the acute care setting enable her to pass on quality knowledge to nursing and medical care students.
After completing her Associate of Science in Nursing in 1986, she also received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2013. Anne Vanderputten has also obtained many certifications such as the FEMA, the ACLS and the EKG Interpretation Certificate.
Northern Kentucky University, USA
Kristine Pfendt, R.N., M.S.N. is an associate professor and has been awarded tenure status at Northern Kentucky University. She has been in nursing education since 1978 and was a tenured instructor at the College of DuPage in Illinois prior to moving to the northern Kentucky area in 1984.
She has also worked at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center as an education specialist during her career. Kristine Pfendt holds a masters of science degree in medical surgical nursing from Northern Illinois University.
She is currently the Director of the Nurse Advocacy Center for the Underserved at N.K.U . the coordinator of continuing education for nursing, and the chairperson of the Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee for the Department of Nursing in addition to her other responsibilities.
Paul Moss, PhD
University of Birmingham, UK
Prof. Paul Moss is Professor of Haematology and Head of the School of Cancer Sciences at the University of Birmingham.
He studied Medical Sciences at the University of Cambridge and later on was a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists.
Professor Moss makes substantial contributions to teaching at many levels, both within the University of Birmingham and beyond.
His research is primarily focused on Cancer Cell Biology, Clinical Trials and Tumour Immunology.
Noor Sash, PhD
Doctors Academy, UK
Stuart Enoch, PhD
University of Cardiff, UK