Professor of Biology, Medical Sciences Medical Professions Advisor Department of Biology Faculty member since 1984


  • Utah State University, PhD, Physiological Neuroendocrinoloy
  • Brigham State University, MS, Functional Morphology
  • Brigham State University, BS, Zoology and Chemistry


  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
  • Medical Physiology
  • Histology
  • Medical Professions
  • Medical Projects
  • Medical Terminology

Research Interests

  • Medical Professions
  • Diabetes (T1D)
  • Exercise and Nutritional Physiology
  • Furring Defects in Mink (Mustela vison)
  • Cardiovascular Casting Techniques

Other Information

Professional Organizations
  • American Association of Anatomists (AAA)
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • American Diabetes Association (ADA)
  • American Physiological Society (APS)
  • Endocrine Society (ENDO)
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS)
  • National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP)
  • Kappa Delta Pi (KΔπ; Life member)
  • Phi Kappa Phi (ΦKΦ; Life member)
Other Activities
• Medical Post 911 Advisor • National Professional Exam Constructor • National Professional Exam Writer • Reviewer—Medical Textbooks