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P. Ben Nava, PhD
Vice Chair, Pathology and Human Anatomy, Anatomy Division
School of Medicine
Head, Pathology and Human Anatomy, Anatomy Division
School of Medicine
Professor, Pathology and Human Anatomy
School of Medicine
Other LLU Classes Outside Of Schedule 
7/2014 - 6/2015 Dental Board Reviews
3-one hour board reviews
6/2014 - 7/2015 Anatomy 511, 512 and 513
Anatomy for Dentistry (gross, embryo., histology,oral histology and neuroscience. 22 lectures. 15 units 100 students
6/2014 - 7/2015 Dental National Board Reviews
3 hours 100 students
6/2014 - 7/2015 IBGS 512 2 hours
First year mega graduate course One 2 hour lecture Respiratory System 20 students
6/2014 - 7/2015 MITHS 10 hours
Minorities In The Health Sciences Coordinate the Anatomy and Physiology portion 4 lectures 16 students
6/2014 - 7/2015 National Youth Leadership Forum
Three lectures and lab demonstrations 3hrs.
6/2014 - 7/2015 Anatomy 521, 522, 523 and 524 20 lectures
Gross Anatomy and Embryology for Medcine Head and Neck lectures (20) Course coordinator 9 units 195 students
6/2014 - 7/2015 Anatomy Senior Elective Anat. 891
Advanced anatomy for senior medical students. Course is customized to the students proposed residency. 30 students
6/2014 - 7/2015 Careers in Medicine
6 anatomy lecture and lab demonstrations (6 hrs.)
Interactive Teaching
7/2014 - 6/2015 Anatomy Senior Elective Anat 598
Oversight of seniors doing senior elective- dissection format based on students projected residency 50 hours
6/2014 - 7/2015 Anatomy 891 40 hours
Anatomy Senior Elective 35 students 70 hours
6/2014 - 7/2015 Anatomy Floor Centenial Complex, Planning for the Large walk-in freezer for fresh tissue lab providing cadaveric material for clinical workshops, planning for the histotechnique lab in Shyrock Hall, Planning move for Embryology museum from Shyrock Hall to Centennial Complex, planning meetings for research space in Shyrock Hall
Continued planning on access to the freezer project in Shyrock Hall, Embryology Museum has been move to the Centennial complex and we are conducting tours, plans are in the works to complete the Plastination lab, involved in the planning for the anatomy lab ro for the Gateway College in San Bernardino, also involve in the Pathology Assistant program. 

Meetings with planners and designers of the anatomy portion of the complex 100+ hours - Transition from the former Anatomy facility (Shryock Hall) to Centenial Complex 100 hours plus!
6/2014 - 7/2015 Interviews Medical School applicants 40 hours
30 interviews, write-ups and presentations
6/2014 - 7/2015 Centennial Complex
Presentation to the Centennial Campaign Steering Committee 2 hours, multiple tours for various on and off campus groups 50= hours.
6/2014 - 7/2015 Dental Gross Anatomy labs
40 hours of lab instruction with 100 dental students
6/2014 - 7/2015 Dental Head and neck gross anatomy labs
40 hours of head and lab instruction with100 dental students
6/2014 - 7/2015 Medical Gross Anatomy Lab Sessions
Small group gross anatomy lab teaching with 200 medical students (67 hours)
Administrative Teaching Roles
9/2014 - 12/2015

Advanced Anatomy for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthestists

Two 3 hours labs and three i hour lectures.
6/2014 - 7/2015 Course coordinator Medical gross Anatomy and Embryology - 21 lectures
Work with other course coordinators in the basic sciences on integrating anatomy and embryology into the new freshman curriculum.
6/2014 - 7/2015 Senior Gross Anatomy Elective
Organize the course
6/1993 - 0/2015 Vice Chair Department of Pathology and Human Anatomy
Working with the chair of the department oversee the educational, research,recuitment, graduate students, staff, Bodies for Science Program ,and etc. 5000 hours!!!