Brett Szymik, PhD

Brett Szymik, PhD

Brett Szymik, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy

Russell Hall 162, 1425 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30602

706-713-2275

Education

PhD, Arizona State University, 2008

BS, University of Connecticut, 2002

Honors / Awards / Achievements

2019 Educator of the Year Award, from the AU/UGA Medical Partnership Class of 2022

2018 MCG Exemplary Teaching Award

2018 Educator of the Year Award, from the AU/UGA Medical Partnership Class of 2021

2017 MCG Exemplary Teaching Award

2016 MCG Exemplary Teaching Award

2015 MCG Exemplary Teaching Award

2015 Finalist, International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) Outstanding Presentation Award, IAMSE 2015 Annual Meeting.

2015 Caught in the Act of Great Teaching Award.  AU Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence.

Selected Publications

Szymik, Brett G and Richard A Satterlie.  2017. Circulation of hemocoelic fluid during slow and fast swimming in the pteropod mollusc, Clione limacina.  Invertebrate Biology. 136(3): 290–300. doi: 10.1111/ivb.12182

Szymik, Brett G and Jennifer M. Stowe.  2015. Musculoskeletal Biomechanics. MedEdPORTAL Publications.  Available from: www.mededportal.org/publication/10324 doi: 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10324

Szymik, Brett G and Richard A Satterlie.  2011. Changes in wingstroke kinematics associated with an increase in swimming speed in a pteropod mollusk, Clione limacina.  Journal of Experimental Biology. 214: 3935–3947. doi: 10.1242/jeb.058461

Kiisa Nishikawa, Andrew A Biewener, Peter Aerts, Anna N Ahn, Hillel J Chiel, Monica A Daley, Thomas L Daniela, Robert J Full, Melina E Hale, Tyson L Hedrick, A Kristopher Lappin, T Richard Nichols, Roger D Quinn, Richard A Satterlie, and Brett G Szymik.  2007. Neuromechanics: an integrative approach for understanding motor control. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 47(1): 16–54. doi: 10.1093/icb/icm024

Educational Activities

Clinical Gross Anatomy

Anatomical Imaging

Ultrasound

Community and Population Health

Clinical Anatomy Teaching Skills Elective

Scholarship & Research

Anatomy Education

Invertebrate Biomechanics

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