Associate Professor & Head of Pathology
Adjunct Professor of Pathology, Manipal University, Manipal India
Research Fellow, JCU Cairns Institute.
B.Sc, MBBS, MD (Pathology), GCTT, PG Cert in HSM, MBA (Educational Leadership).
Medical 1 (Building 39), Room 136, Townsville
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Digital Pathology Laboratory – For teaching pathology in distributed rural medical school.
“Winners Club” – concept for supporting and motivating weak students.
“Authors Club” – Motivating students to excel.
Dynamic, student centred remote teaching of pathology using flash based interactive online lectures with assessment.
In-Class instant assessments using Electronic Student Response System.
One-Man Army – “Teaching Pathology using Technology Enhanced Cognitive Scaffolding” in rural medical school.
Adaptive eLearning – BEST Project – A multiuniversity Australian govt. funded project to develop adaptive elearning in Health Education. https://www.best.edu.au/
Online Pathology education through MOOCs & SPOCs.
Medical Education, Pathology, Distance & Flexible Online Education, Tele-Pathology
Young Pathologist of the year Award (Gordon Signey Foreign Fellowship) by World Pathology Foundation(1991). Supported training at Department of Pathology, University College Hospital London, UK & Loma Linda University, California, USA. 1991
Faculty Citations for Outstanding contributions to student learning. James Cook University. 2011
National ALTC (Australian Learning & Teaching Council) award – citation for outstanding contribution to students learning. For Innovative Pathology Teaching in a Rural Med School. 2011.
UniQuest Trailblazer Australian University Innovations Award for innovations in teaching technologies. James Cook University. 2010 (Finalist) & 2011(Award).
Foreign Fellow Member, College of American Pathologists. (FFCAP) 2009
Associate Fellow Member, Royal Australasian College of Pathologists (RCPA) 2014
Member, Royal Australasian College of Medical Educators (RACMA) 2005
Member, Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE) 2009
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ALTC National Award – on OLT website