Dr Kerry Openshaw

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Office/Department: Biology

Location: Sattgast Hall 218 G

Phone: (218) 755-2799

Box #: 27

Email: kopenshaw@bemidjistate.edu

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Professor of Biology, Medical Sciences
Medical Professions Advisor

Department of Biology Faculty member since 1984.


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


Courses Regularly Taught
  • 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 Chemical Society (ACS)
  • 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)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Kappa Delta Pi (KΔπ; Life member)
  • Phi Kappa Phi (ΦKΦ; Life member)
Other Activities

• Medical Professions Association (MPA)–Faculty Advisor
• National Professional Exam Constructor
• National Professional Exam Writer
• Reviewer—Medical Textbooks