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Bertha Escobar-Poni, MD
Professor, Pathology and Human Anatomy
School of Medicine
Member, Anatomy, SM, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Other LLU Classes Outside Of Schedule 
Lecture
 
1/2010 - 6/2011 HPRO 531-532 Pathology of Human Systems for Public Health Coordinator and lecturer.  3-u e.a. = 6 units
1/2010 - 3/2010 IBGS 512 - One two-hour lecture on Digestive and Reproductive system
9/2009 - 12/2011 ANAT 301 - ANATOMY OF HEAD AND NECK for DH 16 hours plus 4 hours for review
9/2009 - 3/2010 ANAT 511-512 - Human Anatomy for Dentist = 8
9/2009 - 3/2010 ANAT 541 - Gross Anatomy for Anatomy Graduate Students (12 units over two quarters) Lectures not shared with medical students: 22 hours
8/2009 - 6/2011 ANAT 521 / Human Gross Anatomy for Medical Students 14-hour
Deep back, Thoracic Walls, ANS, AAW, Foregut, Midgut, Hindgut, digestive glands, Postal system, enterohepatic circulation, pelvic walls, male pelvic viscera, female pelvic viscera, perineum, pelvic neurovasculature.
3/2009 - 7/2009 AHCJ 403 - Pathology II
Online for distance learning students in programs: RT, Rad Tech, health info systems.
1/2009 - 3/2009 AHCJ 402 - Pathology I
Winter 3-unit course. Completely online course on general pathology and introduction to systemic pathology to students in the programs of respiratory tech, rad tech, and health information systems. For distance learning students in Fresno.
10/2008 - 6/2009 ANAT 511, 512, 513 - HUMAN ANATOMY FOR DENTAL STUDENTS
9/2008 - 12/2008 ANAT 501 - HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
HYBRID COURSE: DIDACTIC ONLINE AND LBORATORY IN-SITE.   Some subject are brought to discussion.
9/2008 - 4/2009 ANAT 541 - GROSS ANATOMY FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS - Fall 08 & Winter 09
Fall and Winter Quarter. 16 one-hour lectures
8/2008 - 9/2008 AHCJ235 - Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology: lecture, interactive discussion, laboratory, online evaluations. PH/Global Health Graduate Students
This is an open learning environment. Anatomical structures and specimens are available for the student to see first hand the 3-D while receiving a lecture. This are small classes that invite the student to feel safe and ask questions.  Lecture include interactive review questions before proceeding to a new subject.  Application to the importance in every new subject, reinforces learning despite of the intense and concentrated information. This is offer as a late Summer Course.  The course number in the past was SHCJ250, but was changed this year to AHCJ235.
8/2008 - 6/2009 ANAT 521 - GROSS ANATOMY FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS 08-09
14 one-hour lectures
8/2008 - 6/2009 ANAT 550, 551, 552, 553 - GROSS ANATOMY FOR BIOMED STUDENTS
Peer-Teaching and Peer evaluation.  Set of activities that promote and exercise medical professional behaviors.
8/2008 - 9/2008 PHCJ 250 - Fundamentals of Human Anatomy & Physiology. Su08
Course director/coordinator of Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology. This is course for graduate students in global health-PH.  Lecture, videos, active learning modalities, and lab demonstration
9/2007 - 6/2009 HPRO 503 - HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGYIII / Active Learning lectures, lab, discussion and web tools
18 two-hour lecture, 8 three-hour labs, and 10 hours examination = 70 hours. Spring Quarter. Course director/coordinator/lecturer of 4-unit course directed to Public Health doctorate and master candidates in Nutrition, and Preventive Care. This course is one of three parts offered in Spring Quarter. Content block includes: endocrine, respiratory, digestive, immune, urinary, and reproductive systems; as well as prenancy and human development, sexually transmitted diseases, and principles of heredity.
9/2006 - 6/2008 ANAT 511, 512, 513 - Human Anatomy for Dentists I, II, III
This is a 5U, 7U, 8U course respectively. It includes human gross anatomy, embryology, and histology. My section is on gross anatomy, anything in the trunk below the diaphragm. New additional lectures on lymphatic system and lymphatics of head and neck, anatomy of local anesthesia, and anatomy of spread of infection in head and neck.
8/2006 - 6/2007 ANAT 521 -Gross Anatomy/Embryology
This course is for Freshman Medical Students. It runs from summer quarter to spring quarter. This course has a lecture and laboratory component. Laboratory data is in the "interactive teaching" section. I have 11 one-hour lectures, that covers the anatomy of the trunk below the diaphragm, lungs & pleura, posterior mediastinum, bronchial and pulmonary circulations, deep back that includes suboccipital region and spinal cord. In addition, there is a subject on enterohepatic circulation.
1/2006 - 3/2011 IBGS 512 - Cell Mech & Integrated Sys II
A 2-hour lecture on an overview of systems in the human body to graduate students. One lecture - Two hours. Prep of New Material
9/2004 - 3/2007 Gross Anatomy/Embryology - Anat 517
This is a yearlong course beginning in August to May. This is a course for Graduate Students but runs concurrently with the Medical Gross Anatomy course. My block consists of 11 one-hour lectures on: posterior mediastinum, lungs & bronchial tree, bronchial and pulmonary circulation, anterior abdominal wall, inguinal region. Also on the structures supplied by the celiac trunk, superior mesenteric, and inferior mesenteric arteries; hepatic portal system; enterohepatic circulation; enteric nervous system; retroperitoneal structures; posterior abdominal wall; pelvic walls and viscera; male and female perineum; deep back & suboccipital region; and intro to spinal cord & canal. Facilitator in 18 writen testing hours I attended 95% of lectures from other instructors.
9/2004 - 12/2008 HEAD AND NECK ANATOMY FOR DENTAL HYGIENE - ANAT301
Lecture Format. Course Coordinator of 4-unit Fall Quarter course. 20 two-hour lectures and 2 two-hour review sections 6 hours of examination My Lecture block is 12 two-hour lectures on: Blood supply of Head and Neck, Organization of the Nervous System, cranial nerves, Autonomic nervous ystem, parasympathetic innervation of head and neck, Mouth, palate, floor of the mouth, oropharynx, temporomandibular joint, meninges, intracranial venous sinuses, cerebrospinal fluid, organization of the neck, anatomy of local anesthesia, and reviews (2).
9/2004 - 6/2006 HPRO502 - HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II
18 two-hour lecture, 8 three-hour labs, and 10 hours examination = 70 hours. Winter quarter. Course director-coordinator/lecturer of 4-unit course directed to Public Health doctorate and master candidates in Nutrition, and Preventive Care. This course is one of three parts offered in Winter Quarter. Content block includes: functional organization or the nervous tissue. Organization of the nervous sytem, central and peripheral nervous systems, autonomic nervous system, Integration of the nervous system, special senses, endocrine system, hematology, cardiovascular system that includes peripheral circulation and regulation.
7/2004 - 9/2005 FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY SHCJ 250-1
Lecture and Laboratory format. Lecture and Lab format in 10 eight-hour days. Lecture: 55 hours. Laboratory: 15 hours. Written examination: 6 hours. Practical examination: 4 hours. Course director/coordinator/lecturer of 4-unit summer course for Public Health doctorate candidates in International-Global Health/Public Health. This course consists of an overview of anatomy and physiology but stresses on the later. Approaches the study by levels: chemical, cellular, tissue, and then by systems.
7/2004 - Present HLCS238 - Essentials of Human Diseases
10 three-hour lectures, 6 hours of examination = 36 hours. Course director/coordinator and lecturer of 3-unit summer course for Coding Specialist students. This class covers basic knowledge of General Pathology and fundamental information on Systemic Pathology. It includes topics on cell injury, inflammation, repair, regeneration, fibrosis, neoplasia, developmental and genetic diseases, infectious and parasitic diseases; as well as the most relevant diseases by systems such as musculoskeletal, nervous, cardiovascular, hematologic, respiratory, digestive, endocrine, urinary, reproductive and integumentary.
7/2004 - 6/2006 HPRO 503 - HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY III
18 two-hour lecture, 8 three-hour labs, and 10 hours examination = 70 hours. Spring Quarter. Course director/coordinator/lecturer of 4-unit course directed to Public Health doctorate and master candidates in Nutrition, and Preventive Care. This course is one of three parts offered in Spring Quarter. Content block includes: endocrine, respiratory, digestive, immune, urinary, and reproductive systems; as well as prenancy and human development, sexually transmitted diseases, and principles of heredity.
7/2004 - 6/2006 HPRO501 - HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
18 two-hour lecture, 8 three-hour labs, and 10 hours examination = 70 hours. Fall quarter. Course Director/coordinator/lecturer of 4-unit course directed to Public Health''s doctorate and master candidates in Nutrition, and Preventive Care. This course is one of three parts offered in Fall Quarter. Content block includes: Introduction to A&P, chemical basis of life, cell structure and function, tissue, integumentary tissue, bone tissue, axial & appendicular skeleton, joints, muscle tissue, and muscular system.
7/2004 - 6/2010 HPRO532-1 / PATHOLOGY OF HUMAN SYSTEMS II
This is a 3-unit course for Public Health''''s doctoral and master students. This course is taught concurrently with AHCJ 403-1 and PAST412-1. For content block and lectures/hours see AHCJ 403.
7/2004 - 6/2006 Human Anatomy for Dentists I - ANAT508
Lecture and laboratory format on Gross Anatomy/embryology/histology for Dental Students during Winter Quarter. The course consist of 22 lectures, 44 two-hour laboratory sessions, and 10 hours of examination. My Lecture block is 7 one-hour lectures on the anterior abdominal wall/inguinal region, organization of the peritoneal cavity, digestive system, accessory glands of the digestive system and spleen, Urinary system and adrenal gland/posterior abdominal wall, pelvis and perineum.
1/2004 - 6/2010 HPRO531-1 / PATHOLOGY OF HUMAN SYSTEMS
This is a 3-unit course for Public Health doctorate and master candidates, and is taught concurrently with AHCJ 402-1. For content block and lectures/hours see AHCJ 402.
1/2004 - 7/2007 PATHOLOGY FOR PA I / PAST411-1
This is a 3-unit course for Physician Assistant-Master degree students. This course is taught concurrently with AHCJ 402-1 and HPRO531. For content block and lectures/hours see AHCJ 402. For this class, students have 8 additional hours or problem based group discussions. Total of lecture/hours same as Pathology I/AHCJ402.
1/2004 - 7/2007 PATHOLOGY FOR PA''S II / PAST 412-1
This is a 3-unit course for Physician Assistant-Master degree students. This course is taught concurrently with AHCJ 403-1 and HPRO532. For content block and lectures/hours see AHCJ 403. For this class, students have 6 additional hours or problem based group discussions. Total of lecture/hours same as Pathology II/AHCJ403.
Interactive Teaching
 
8/2010 - 9/2010 RELR701-Orientation to Religion and Medicine / facilitator 12 hours in classroom + 5 hours facilitator prep-meeting Course Instructor: Leigh Aveling
1/2010 - 3/2011 AHCJ 402 - Pathology I - 3U Fully online course for RT, Respiratory Care, EMT
9/2009 - 3/2010 ANAT 541 / Laboratory and exams- Human Gross Anatomy for Anatomy Graduate students: 24 hours Other labs were shared time with medical students.
Labs not shared with med students are proctor by the instructor in charge of the anatomical area in study.
9/2009 - 12/2009 ANAT301-Head and Neck Anatomy for Dental Hygiene 12 hours of Team Based Learning (TBL)
9/2009 - 6/2010 EBM-IS (Evidence Based Medicine and Information Sciences)` 32-hours
9/2009 - 7/2011 HPRO 501-502-503 Human A&P for Public Health Graduate students 4-units e.a. = 12 units.  Laboratory and discussion of complex topics Didactic online - discussion board online
8/2009 - 4/2010 ANAT 521 / Human Gross Anatomy / Mentorship to students in academic need About 75 hours
8/2009 - 6/2011 ANAT 521/ dissection laboratory /co-coordinator- Human Gross Anatomy for Medical Students 54 laboratory hours scheduled. 2 hours orientation, 16 hours proctoring practical exams, 6 hours setting practical exams = total 78 hours
8/2008 - 6/2009 ANAT 521/Lab - GROSS ANATOMY FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS
33 two-hour labs. In addition, about 132 extracurricular hours of helping groups of students.  Many are schedule after or before regular working hours
8/2008 - 6/2009 ANAT 550 - 551- 552- 553/Lab - Gross Anatomy for Biomed Students
This lab is for Biomed students and runs concurrently with the Gross Anatomy for Medical students. It has Two-hour laboratory sections that correspond with the previous lecture. The year had a total of 33 two-hour lab section (66 hours). In addition, a total of 20 are dedicated to help these students that must perform above average in comparison with the medical class in order to be considered for med school.
8/2006 - 6/2007 ANAT 521/Lab - Gross Anatomy/Embryology
This activity corresponds to the gross anatomy laboratory for Medical students. It has approximately, two-hour laboratory sections per corresponding lecture. Instructors rotate among the laboratory cubicles as cubicle director. I was cubicle director in 34 two-hour lab sections (68hrs). Each lab cubicle has approximately 50 students. In addition, a total of 120 hours was spend in early morning, evening, and weekend remedial/tutoring activities to groups of students (6 - 12 per meeting). Total hours= 188
8/2006 - 6/2008 ANAT 550, 551, 552, 553 - Anatomy/Embryology
This lab is for Biomed students and runs concurrently with the Gross Anatomy for Medical students. It has Two-hour laboratory sections that correspond with the previous lecture. The year had a total of 34 two-hour lab section (68 hours). In addition, a total of 20 are dedicated to help these students that must perform above average in comparison with the medical class in order to be considered for med school.
8/2006 - 6/2008 ANAT 550, 551, 552, 553 - Gross Anatomy/Embryology/BioMed
This is a yearlong course beginning in August to May. This is a course for the Students in the Biomedical Sciences certificate, which runs concurrently with the Medical Gross Anatomy course. My block consists of 11 one-hour lectures on: posterior mediastinum, lungs & bronchial tree, bronchial and pulmonary circulation, anterior abdominal wall, inguinal region. Also on the Structures supply by the celiac trunk, superior mesenteric, and inferior mesenteric arteries; hepatic portal system; enterohepatic circulation; enteric nervous system; retroperitoneal structures; posterior abdominal wall; pelvic walls and viscera; male and female perineum; deep back & suboccipital region; and intro to spinal cord & canal. Facilitator in 18 written testing hours I attended 95% of lectures from other instructors. This course has a lab component of approximately 2hours lab/1 hr of lecture.
8/2006 - 9/2008 PHCJ 250 - Fundamental of Human anatomy & Physiology
This is a 4-units course in 10 days for doctorate candidates Public Health students in the Global Health program. It is a hybrid course with lecture (38 hrs), laboratory (6hrs) and online (exams) components. I am the course director/coordinator and lecturer. This course consists of an overview of anatomy and physiology in health and disease. Approaches the study by levels: chemical, cellular tissue, and then by systems.
8/2004 - 9/2009 ORIENTATION TO RELIGION AND MEDICINE/ RELR701
Facilitator during Summer Quarter in Dr. Ivan Blazen''s small group. In charge of the "ice-break" activity, and the discussion of the day lesson in smaller groups. Each sub-group has 8 students. Total of 12 hours.
7/2004 - 0/2011 ANAT594 / Special Topics in Anatomy
Seven-unit independent study master/doctoral candidate student. IP for Autumn-04 and Winter-05 Quarters. Mentoring and Supervision of presentations and special dissections of the trunk (thoracic and abdominopelvic regions) during fall and winter quarter. Total hours of 30 hours.
7/2004 - 0/2011 ANAT598 / Anatomy Senior Elective
Mentor, supervise, and evaluate Gross anatomy special disection by senior medical students. A preliminary proposal and plan serve as a guideline to fit the student desire to strength the anatomy relevant to the residency of his/her choice. This is 2-week rotation (36 hrs), year-round open course. The student can do two 2-week rotations (total of 4 weeks). Number of students was 12 in both years, 2005 and 2006. An average of 6-8 contact hours per student. Average of 80 hours.
7/2004 - 6/2009 EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE & INFORMATION SCIENCES (EBM-IS)
MDCJ 566/567/568/569 Facilitator for problem-based learning small group, two hours, about once a week during fall, winter, and spring quarters. Each group has 8 learners. Approximately, 14 hours per quarter = 42 hours/year
7/2004 - 6/2008 GROSS ANATOMY LABORATORY/ANAT517-08
This lab is for anatomy graduate and runs concurrently with the Gross Anatomy for Medical students. Two-hour laboratory to complement/correspond with the previous lecture. In charge of one lab cubicle with approximately 50 students. Total of 93 hours In addition, about 80 hours in early morning, evening, and weekend remedial/tutoring activities to groups of students from 6 - 12 per meeting. Total hours= 173
7/2004 - 6/2006 HUMAN ANATOMY FOR DENTIST I and II/ANAT 508-509
Gross Anatomy laboratory activity complementary to previous lectures during Winter and Spring quarter. Each laboratory is a two-hour period. Cubicle director of about 35 students per lab. Approximately 36 hours/quarter (72 hours-total). In addition, about 40 hours/quarter in mentoring-tutoring borderline students. Total of 152 hours
7/2004 - 8/2008 LABORATORY - SHCJ250
Gross Anatomy laboratory for Summer-Intensive course on Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology. Total of nineteen students and 16 lab/hours.
7/2004 - 7/2010 Laboratory for Human Anatomy & Physiology I, II, III / HPRO 501, 502, 503
Gross anatomy laboratory corresponding to subjects in these courses during fall, winter, and spring respectively. Each course have between 8-10 students. There is about 6 three-hour section each quarter, with a total of 54 hours.
9/1998 - 6/2008 ANAT 511, 512, 513 - Human Anatomy for Dentist I, II, III  includes anatomy dissection/demonstration laboratory activities.
This is the interactive/laboratory component of these three courses. Laboratory complements the lecture. Each instructor rotate among the cubicles, in his/her role as "cubicle directors". I am cubicle director in all 20 two-hour labs. Each instructor is responsible of about 20 - 35 students per section. In addition to the schedule labs, I dedicated about 40 hours to mentor a significant number of borderline students.
8/1998 - 12/2009 Preparation of Clinical Anatomy History
Collection of data from the donors teaching to the anatomy class during the school year 2006-2007. Preparation of a file/folder for each donor that is in the lab. The file is the donors "Clinical Anatomy History" with similar presentation to the Medical Records in the clinical setting. This folder has the basic information from the donor, and space available for the students to make note of their findings. This is done yearly.
Administrative Teaching Roles
 
3/2010 - 6/2011 AHCJ 403 - Pathology II - 3U Fully online for RT, EMT, RespCare
3/2010 - 6/2011 AHCJ 403 - Pathology II Online 3U course for RT, EMT and   Respiratory Care
1/2010 - 3/2011 AHCJ 402-PATHOLOGY I Online 3-U course for RT, Resp. Care, EMT
1/2010 - 6/2011 HPRO 531- 532 Pathology of Human Systems for Public Health graduate students 3-unit e.a. = 6 units
9/2009 - 9/2011 AHCJ235 - Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology/Course Coordinator/lecturer
This is a 10-day, full day, 4-unit intense course that intends to give an overview of A&P to Public Health student in the Global Health program. This course requires the student to be free of any other activity during 2 weeks. It has a major lecture component and a lab demonstration/participation component.  This course give the students enought knowledge to be able to understand a health professional and basic knowledge of the body systems and the interrelation to each other.  The role of public health in the body systems is emphasize throughout the course. This course number substitute another
9/2009 - 12/2011 ANAT 301- Head and Neck Anatomy for Dental Hygiene Course Coordinator of 3-unit course
9/2009 - 6/2010 ANAT 511-512-513/Laboratory-practical  hours of  Human Gross Anatomy for Dentists Lab: 30. Practical hours (proctor/setting): 7.
9/2009 - 3/2010 ANAT 541 - Gross Anatomy for Anatomy Graduate Students = 10 units in 2 quarters Course Coordinator.
Some lectures are shared with medical students. 
9/2009 - 7/2011 HPRO 501-502 - 503 A&P for Public Health Graduate students 4-unit each = 12 units  Hybrid course (didactic online, laboratory and discussion in-site)
6/2009 - 7/2009 HLCS238 - Essentials of Human Diseases 3-Unit, two evening/wk course for Coding Program 6-week
1/2009 - 6/2009 AHCJ 402-403/Course Coordinator of Pathology I and II
10/2008 - 12/2008 ANAT 301 - ANATOMY OF HEAD AND NECK FOR DH
4-UNIT COURSE COORDINATOR
10/2008 - 6/2009 ANAT 511, 512, 513 Lab - Human Anatomy for Dental Students
Coordinate lab activities
9/2008 - 4/2009 ANAT 541/Lab - GROSS ANATOMY GRADUATE STUDENTS Fall 08 & Winter09
66 lab hours plus 24 hours for reviews (extracurricular Q-A sessions) This course has a large Laboratory component and Q-A sections as needed (variable number). 
9/2008 - 4/2009 ANAT541 - GROSS ANATOMY FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS - Coordinator 08-09
Course Coordinator. Fall Quarter is 6-unit course and Winter Quarter is 4 unit course. Human Gross Anatomy Course for graduate students.  This course has a large Laboratory component and Q-A sections as needed (variable number).  Evaluations include a traditional multiple choices and identification for laboratory structures, in addition, there is an essay section.
8/2008 - 6/2009 ANAT 521/LabCoord - Gross Anatomy for Med. Students
Coordinate the laboratory activities, peer-teaching, peer-evals among others
8/2008 - 9/2008 PHCJ250 - Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology
Course Coordinator
9/2007 - 4/2008 ANAT 541 - GROSS ANATOMY GRADUATE STUDENTS -
Fall and Winter Quarter. Human Gross Anatomy Course for graduate students.  This course has a large Laboratory component and Q-A sections as needed (variable number).  Evaluations include a traditional multiple choices and identification for laboratory structures, in addition, there is an essay section.
9/2006 - 6/2008 ANAT 511, 512, 513/Lab - Human Anatomy for Dentists I, II, III
Gross Anatomy Laboratory Coordinator. To organize/schedule laboratory activities, assignments, cubicle directors, students responsibilities and rotating roles within their group.
8/2006 - 6/2007 ANAT 521/Lab Coor - Gross anatomy/Embryology
Gross Anatomy Laboratory Coordinator. This is also applicable for ANAT 550-553 for the Biomed students. To organize laboratory activities, assignments, cubicle directos, students responsibilities and rotating roles within their group.
8/2006 - 9/2008 PHCJ 250 - Fundamentals of Human Anatomy & Physiology
Course director/coordinator of Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology. This is course for graduate students in global health-PH.
7/2004 - 6/2008 AHCJ 402, 403 and 403-174
Course director/coordinator of Pathology I and II, and Pathology II for distance learning students in Fresno.
7/2004 - 6/2006 ANAT 517 / ANAT 508 and 509
Gross Anatomy Laboratory Coordinator. Organize laboratory activities, assignments, cubicle directos, students responsibilities and rotations for ANAT 517 (Gross anatomy/embryology) for medical students, ANAT 508 and 509 (Human Anatomy for Dentist I & II) for Dental Students.
7/2004 - 8/2008 HLCS 238 - Course Coordinator of Essentials of Human Diseases
Course director/coordinator of Essentials of Human disease - summer course
7/2004 - 6/2008 HPRO 501/502/503
Course director/coordinator of Human Anatomy & Physiology I, II, and III
7/2004 - 6/2008 HPRO 531 and 532
Course director/coordinator of Pathology of Human Systems I and II
7/2004 - 5/2011 MEMORIAL SERVICE
Coordinate Memorial Service to honor donors dissected in the anatomy laboratory by medical and dental students. Assist in the organization and supervision of the program elaborated by the students and staff.
7/2004 - 9/2005 SHCJ 250
Course director/coordinator of Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology
1/2004 - 7/2007 PAST 411 AND 412
Course director/coordinator of Pathology for PA''s I and II
Instructional Prep of New Material
 
8/2006 - 5/2006 NEW INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL
Preparation of new lectures included in the new curriculum for medicine (ANAT 521): - Bronchial and Pulmonary circulations - Enterohepatic circulation and Portal System Preparation of new lectures for Dental Freshman Students (ANAT 513): - Lymphatics of Head and Neck - Anatomy of spread of infection in Head and Neck - Anatomy of local anesthesia in oral region
8/2006 - 8/2010 Preparation of Guidelines for Human Gross Anatomy Lab
In the effort for improving our lab procedures, the guidelines evolve yearly, and changes are implemented accordingly to the experience acquired previously and to the recommendations of the previous class.
8/2005 - Present New instructional material for ANAT521
As result of the reorganization of new curriculum of the School of Medicine, two new lectures were included to my set of lectures: Bronchial and Pulmonary circulation, Enterohepatic circulation and Enteric Nervous System. Also the Male and Female Pelvic viscera lecture was separated into two lectures. These lectures required new: objectives, lecture outline, powerpoint presentations, and supporting notes. The two new lectures needed a complete set of notes because the anatomy textbook does not have a specific chapter.
1/2005 - Present Implementation of Discussion Boards
Discussion Boards were implemented for the first time as part of the evaluation package in the Pathology courses. A case or two per Systemic Pathology was posted.
1/2005 - 6/2006 Preparation of new instructional material
New powerpoint presentations for the following courses: ANAT 517 (5 presentations), ANAT 508 (6 presentations). Redo, anew, all instructional material for laboratory dynamic for medicine and dentistry. Preparation of four 90 minutes reviews for medical and dental gross anatomy (two presentations each) Preparation of a 3-hour board review for Dental Hygiene Seniors on Head and Neck Anatomy and basic anatomy & physiology.
1/2005 - 3/2011 Preparation of syllabus
The following courses required preparation of syllabus: - ANAT 301 - HPRO 501, 502, 503, 531, 532 - AHCJ 402, 403, and 403-174 - PAST 411 and 412
7/2004 - 5/2006 Syllabus and new material for Online Course
AHCJ 402 and 403 had a group of 13 student taking pathology online from diverse USA states, therefore it required great changes in the syllabus, material, evaluations and the use of discussion boards on blackboard. This is the first group who does pathology entirely online.