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  1. Tania Flink

    Tania S. Flink, PhD, is a Professor of Physiology in the College of Medicine at LECOM Bradenton and is course director for the Medical Physiology course for the Master of Medical Science Program. She joined LECOM Bradenton in 2023. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), he... Read More »

  2. Erik Terdal

    Dr. Terdal earned his biology degree from Reed College, then worked as a research assistant at Oregon Health Sciences on pre-clinical pharmacogenetics with rodent models before studying primate reproduction at Portland State University. He taught biology for Northeastern State University in Oklahoma for 20 years. His wife is an R.N. at the Sarasota Memo... Read More »

  3. James Ryan

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  4. Todd Nolan

    Todd A. Nolan, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Physiology and has served as the Director of Problem-Based Learning (PBL) at the LECOM School of Dental Medicine since 2016. He developed and implemented a new PBL curriculum for the School of Dental Medicine. He is the co-course director of Orthodontics, where he lectures on craniofacial development. A... Read More »

  5. Sarah McCarthy

    Sarah McCarthy received her bachelor's of science degree from Mercyhurst University in 2007. She then attended Penn State Hershey and received her Ph.D. in Anatomy in 2012. She worked from 2012-2015 at LECOM as an assistant professor of anatomy and then moved to Vermont to work at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine. She returned to LEC... Read More »

  6. Santiago Lorenzo

    Dr. Lorenzo is Associate Professor of Physiology, Director of Student Assessment, and Director of Problem Based Learning. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Human Physiology (emphasis in Integrative Physiology) at the University of Oregon in the Spring of 2010 under the direction of Dr. Christopher Minson.  After receiving his doctorate de... Read More »

  7. Heather Marie Jones

    Dr. Jones received her bachelor's degree in animal physiology from Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Science. She then went on to work as a research technician in the biotechnology company for two years before starting graduate school. While in graduate school, her research focused on gastrointestinal physiology working closely with t... Read More »

  8. Mohamed Osman Hussein

    Mohamed O. Hussein, D.V.M., Ph.D is a Professor of Physiology in the college of medicine at LECOM Bradenton. After completing his Ph.D. at the Ohio State University, he did postdoctoral research in the Department of Neuroscience, University of California, Riverside investigating the effects of middle cerebral artery stroke on brain functions in a rat mo... Read More »

  9. Christopher Fonner

    Dr. Christopher Fonner is an assistant professor of physiology at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. His primary teaching responsibilities include teaching physiology to first-year medical school students as well as to graduate students in the MMS and Ph.D. programs. Dr. Fonner received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Gannon U... Read More »

  10. Maxim Crasta

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