Michael Russell, PhD

Michael Russell, PhD

Michael Russell, PhD
Michael Russell, PhD

Associate Professor of Physiology

Russell Hall 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

Selected Publications

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).

Educational Activities

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,

Leadership Development

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