About the Keynote Speaker
Dr. Teresa Gannon is an adjunct faculty member in the Natural Sciences Department at Indiana University Southeast where she currently teaches online courses in Medical Terminology, Body Structure and Function, and Improving Learning Skills in Anatomy. Dr. Gannon received her Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Kentucky in 1997.
Dr. Gannon has always been committed to teaching and has actively employed different strategies to improve retention rates in high failure rate courses such as Human Anatomy. While teaching at Morehead State University, she was recognized publicly by the MSU President for attaining retention rates of 98% in her Biology classes and 84% in her Human Anatomy classes. Dr. Gannon continues to develop strategies to improve student retention.
This year, Dr. Gannon will be involved with co-writing a laboratory e-book for the anatomy course which will include links to her instructional videos designed to help anatomy students learn laboratory structures.