Pre-GREAT Workshop: “How to Write an Abstract”
February 1, 2017, 12:00 pm, Bird Library Auditorium (LIB 299)
Link to PowerPoint slides and Handout from Workshop
Link to video recording of this seminar
Dr. Alix Darden
Alix G. Darden, Ph.D., M.Ed., is a Research Professor of Pediatrics and is the Director of Faculty Development for the Pediatrics Department at OUHSC. Her background is in bench top science (Immunology) with a passion for quality science education and transformative student learning and has been published and funded in both areas. She was able to indulge those passions at The Citadel, Charleston, SC, from 1995-2008 as a member of the Biology faculty where she guided undergraduate and graduate students through the research process. As a Carnegie Scholar in 2000-2001 she was introduced to the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). Applying and integrating her passions and skills in the areas of Biology and SoTL netted her a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to integrate her bench research on opsin gene regulation into her classes, as well as a national teaching award, the 2008 CASE US Professors of the Year, South Carolina Professor of the Year. Since arriving at OUHSC in 2009, she has been involved in the development of the College of Medicine’s Academy of Teaching Scholars and serves as Director of The Academy. At the national level, Dr. Darden is involved in the Academic Pediatrics Association’s Education Scholars Program as a faculty mentor and member of the curriculum committee. Her current research interests are in creating effective and sustainable faculty development and factors that influence organizational culture change.
Pre-GREAT Workshop: “Poster Presentation Skills”
February 15, 2017, 12:00 pm, Samis Center - Conference Room B3
Link to PowerPoint slides from the Workshop.
Link to video recording of this seminar
Dr. Deirdra Terrell
Director of Summer Research Training Program, Oklahoma Shared Clinical & Translational Resources
Deirdra Terrell, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She also serves as the Director of the Summer Research Training Program (SRTP) and the Associate Director of the Translating Practice into Research (TPIR) program. These programs focus on training in clinical and translational research and are part of the Oklahoma Shared Clinical and Translational Resources grant (National Institutes of Health, NIGMS).
Dr. Terrell earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Oklahoma Baptist University (Shawnee, OK) and then completed her master’s and doctoral degrees in epidemiology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Terrell joined the faculty in the College of Public Health in 2008. Dr. Terrell has received the University of Oklahoma Regent’s Award for Superior Teaching, the College of Public Health Faculty Award for Outstanding Teaching, and the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching/Mentoring.
Dr. Terrell has primarily focused her research efforts on benign hematological research.Specifically she has focused on two rare disorders: primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP). Her publications have focused on the prevalence and incidence of ITP, racial disparities in ITP and TTP, and patient reported outcomes in TTP. Dr. Terrell is also a very active member of the American Society of Hematology which is a society focused on conquering blood diseases worldwide.
Pre-GREAT Workshop: “Oral Presentation Skills”
February 20, 2017, 12:30 pm, Allied Health Building Room 2059
Link to Handout from Workshop.
Link to video recording of this seminar.
Dr. Melissa S. Medina
Melissa Medina, Ed.D., is a University of Oklahoma Presidential Professor, the Associate Dean for Assessment, Evaluation, and Teaching Preparation & Development and a Presidential Professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Pharmacy. She also serves as the Director of Preparing Future Faculty for the University of Oklahoma Graduate College.
At Rutgers University in New Jersey, Dr. Medina earned her bachelor’s degree in experimental psychology and master’s and doctorate degree in educational psychology.
Dr. Medina joined the faculty at the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy in August 2000 and directs and coordinates several teaching methods courses and teaching certificate programs for faculty, residents, and graduate and professional students nationally, across campus, and within the College of Pharmacy.Dr. Medina has delivered over 100 teaching-related presentations, workshops, and retreats locally and nationally for faculty and students and written over 40 peer-reviewed articles related to the scholarship of teaching and learning.
Dr. Medina has received the University of Oklahoma Regent’s Award for Superior Teaching, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Assessment Award, the AACP Teaching Innovation Award, and 6 teaching awards at the OUHSC College of Pharmacy, including Teacher of the Year.