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Michael LaPointe

Associate Professor

Marram Hall 328

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION:  

Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biophysics; University of Illinois at Chicago

(Illinois University School of Medicine), Chicago, Illinois, 1988

B.S., (double major) Department of Biology and Department of Classical Studies; Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, 1979

MAJOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:   

      Associate Professor, Indiana University Northwest (July 2009 – present)

      Assistant Professor, Indiana University Northwest (January 2004 - June 2009)

      Adjunct Assistant Professor of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, Northwest Center for Medical Education, Indiana University School of Medicine (May 2004 – present)

      Assistant Professor of Research, Department Medicine, Division of Nephrology;
      Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

      September 1993 - May 2005 (Part time adjunct faculty January 2004 - May 2005)

SELECTED COMMITTEES:                   

      Pre-Healthcare Professional Program (PHP) - Director (2013 - present), Co-Director (2010 – '13)

      Pre-Professionals Studies Club (PPSC) – Faculty Advisor (2013 – present)

      Biology Lecturer Search Committee - Chair (2013)

      IUN All Campus Promotion and Tenure Committee elected member (2012)

      Faculty Board of Review – elected member (2011-'12; '14-'15)

      Board of Trustees Teaching Award Committee (2012-'13)

      BMD Scholarship Committee (2013 - present)

      Search Committee for Assistant Vice President for Regional Affairs and University Academic Planning (2010)

      Undergraduate Research Grant in Aid Committee - Chair (Spring 2006 -'12)

      IUN Flora Richardson Undergraduate Student Grant Committee - Chair (2008 -'12)

      Dual Credit Partnerships with Crown Point HS (2009 - '12)

      Dual Credit Partnership with Lake Central HS (2011 - present)

      Dual Credit Partnership with East Chicago Central HS (2011 - present)

SELECTED HONORS                               

      FACET nomination (2011, '12, '13)

      Founders Day Teaching Award nominee (2006, '08, '09, '10, '11, '12 (finalist))

      IUN Trustees Teaching Award external nominations (2008, '09, '11, '12) Awardee '12

      Outstanding Teacher Recognition, IUN Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), 2006

      Invited Seminar Speaker - CETL Workshop, “Grading Tests with Technology: Instant & Easy”, 2011

      Invited Speaker (Webinar) Turning Technologies “Using Turning Technologies' Tools for Exams, Attendance and More”, (Sept 2011)

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