Michele Monteil


Michele Monteil


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


British-trained Clinical Immunologist and Academician based at Athens campus

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  • MS, Immunology University of London, 1992

  • Ph.D., Medical Scientist. University of London, 1990

  • MD, Medicine Univ of the West Indies Mona C, 1985

  • BS, Biochemistry University of London, 1977

Awards & Honors

  • Caribbean Women in Science Medal. National Institute of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology of Trinidad and Tobago, 2011

  • Medicine & Therapeutics Medal, University of the West Indies, 1984

  • Undergraduate Medical Course- Clinical Phase:Clinical Medal University of the West Indies, 1984

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 5262

    Mod 7: Multi-System Disorders
  • MEDI 5212

    Mod 1: Hematology/Oncology
  • MEDI 5151

    Mod 1: Prologue I
  • MEDI 5222

    Mod 2: Renal/Urinary System
  • MEDI 5232

    Mod 3: Cardiopulmonary II
  • MEDI 5234

    Mod 4: Reproduction

Teaching Interests

Use of active learning methodology in fostering deeper understanding and learning, and strategies for best integration of my discipline into an fully integrated course.


Selected Recent Publications

  • Human papillomavirus genotypes and their prevalence in a cohort of women in Trinidad, 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • African dust and asthma in the Caribbean: Medical and statistical perspectives, 2009
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Saharan dust clouds and human health in the English-speaking Caribbean: What we know and don’t know, 2008
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Blood lead levels in primary school children in Trinidad and Tobago, 2006
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from Trinidad & Tobago, 2006
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

The biological factors underpinning ethnic differences in incidence and severity of neoplastic and inflammatory disorders. I have an active ongoing collaboration with Dr. Melissa Davis on the role of DARC (Duffy antigen receptor for chemokines) in breast cancer aggression in African American women.

College Service

  • EII Education Day Organizing Committee 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Grade Appeals Committee - 2017

    Role: Committee Member