My educational and professional background has provided a proficiency in the academic subjects of Microbiology and life sciences . My educational background encompasses multiple graduate degrees in Microbiology and Public Health. I received a Masters degree in Public Health with a specialty in Epidemiology and Bio- statistics from Boston University School of Public Health/ School of Medicine in addition to my Master's of Science in Microbiology from New York University. During my 30 years of professional employment in the acute Health care Field I have educated thousands of individuals in the general aspects of health and well being. I have lectured multiple educational levels and age groups be they students, Medical professionals, or the general community. I have trained and mentored an individual pursue her MPH, in addition to training and mentoring Professionals in the field of Infection Control. The everyday functions of this field include a vast knowledge base of Microbiology as it pertains to health, prevention and treatment of diseases and infections. I pride myself in knowing that I have imparted knowledge to individuals which enriches their professional careers as well as their individual healthy lifestyles. It is a great honor and pleasure to assist all individuals who are in need of strengthening their knowledge base in those subject matters which encompass the life sciences of Biology, Microbiology,and overall Epidemiology.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Bar Ilan University - Bachelors, Microbiology
Graduate Degree: NYU Boston University Medical School - Masters, Microbiology Public Health- Epidemiology/Biostat 1982
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Q & A
What is your teaching philosophy?
My teaching philosophy is one of empowering the individual to achieve the confidence and success in the subject matter involved. This empowerment should include the love and desire to move forward and grow in all the educational aspects of the individual.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
In order to become an independent learner the student must envelop an excitement and thrill to advance their search and understanding of the material. The individual should demonstrate an inner joy to capture all the information with the pride of independent learning.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
Motivation must be external as well as internal. Self-satisfaction and pride should drive the student to be motivated toward the “best one can be."
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
The “skill or concept" must be simplified to the point that is identifiable to the student and on the level of familiarity.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
Introduce myself and my background and assess the student's qualifications and objectives for the sessions.