Michael Russell, PhD
Associate Professor of Physiology
Russell 160, 1425 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30602
PhD, University of Notre Dame
BS, Indiana University
Honors / Awards / Achievements
Environmental Achievement Award, South Bend (IN) Audubon Society,
Chair, MCG Student Promotions and Professionalism 2020 Subcommittee
Member, MCG Program Evaluation Committee
Gaines JK, Blake L, Kouame G, Davies KJ, Ballance D, Thomas Gaddy V, Gallman E, Russell M, Wood E. Partnering to Analyze Selection of Resources by Medical Students for Case-Based Small Group Learning: A Collaboration between Librarians and Medical Educators. Med Ref Serv Q. 2018 Jul-Sep;37(3):249-265.
Russell, MJ. IAMSE Annual Meeting, “Use of a Single-palette Philosophy to Foster Conceptual Understanding of Physiological Principles in Phase 1 Medical Education,” IAMSE, Henderson, NV. (June 11, 2018).
Medlock, A, Russell, M, Gallman, E, Gaddy, V. IAMSE Annual Meeting, “Pathways for the Integration of Basic Science Content in Phase 1 Medical Education,” IAMSE, Henderson, NV. (June 11, 2018).
Gaines, J, Blake, LE, Davies, K, Kouame, G, Ballance, D, Wood, E, Gaddy, V, Gallman, E, Russell, MJ, Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, “Effect of librarian involvement on use of evidence-based resources in small group case-based learning.,” SCMLA, Knoxville TN. (October 19, 2017).
Gallman, E, Gaddy, V, Gaines, J, Russell, M. IAMSE Annual Meeting, “Nature or Nurture: What Factors Influence the Selection of Learning Resources by First Year Medical Students?,” International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE), Burlington, VT. (June 13, 2017).
Small Group Facilitator, M1 year
Large Group Instructor, Prologue, Musculoskeletal, Cardiopulmonary/Renal, GI/Repro/Endocrine modules
Guest Lecturer, Cardiovascular Physiology (graduate course), UGA College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM)
Host, Exotic hoofstock experiential learning (annual event), UGA CVM Teaching Hospital Field Services rotation
Current Research Interests:
Medical Education Pedagogies,
Critical Thinking Improvement Strategies,