Carol Nichols

Assistant Dean for Curriculum: Foundations of Medicine

Carol Nichols

Assistant Dean for Curriculum: Foundations of Medicine

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy

  • (706) 721-2569
  • CB 1814

Education

  • Ph.D., Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology Medical College of Georgia, 2000

  • BS, Bio, General Shorter University, 1993

Awards & Honors

  • Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, 2015

  • Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, 2014

  • Faculty Senate Distinguished Faculty Award for Basic Science Teaching 2014

  • Hooding Ceremony invited Participant 2014

  • Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 6100

    Orientation to Medicine
  • MEDI 6240

    GI/GU/Endocrine
  • MEDI 6230

    Healthcare Matters

Teaching Interests

Gross Anatomy

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • The body as a living bioreactor: A feasibility study of pedicle flaps for tracheal transplantation, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • “The Body as Living a Bioreactor: a Feasibility Study of Pedicle Flaps for Tracheal Transplantation.”, 2012
  • “More ways to teach anatomy than there are bones in the body”, 2010
  • “Teaching Innovations: Looking at new ways to learn anatomy”, 2009
  • “Learner-Centered Strategies for the Lecture Hall: An IAMSE Webcast Audio Seminar Series.”, 2008

Research Interests

Medical Education

Department Service

  • Annual Retreat Planning Committee 2014 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committees for Cellular Biology & Anatomy Faculty Recruitment 2012 - 2012

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Search Committees for Cellular Biology & Anatomy Faculty Recruitment 2011 - 2011

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Search Committees for Cellular Biology & Anatomy Faculty Recruitment 2010 - 2010

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committees for Cellular Biology & Anatomy Faculty Recruitment 2008 - 2008

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Curriculum Oversight Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Self Study Curricular Design Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Phase 1 Directors’ Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Student Affairs Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Phase 1 Curriculum Development 2009 - Present

University Service

  • Academy of Medical Educators Selection Committee 2009 - 2011

    Role: Committee Member
  • SACS Student Affairs Review Committee 2009 - 2010

    Role: Committee Chair
  • President’s Workgroup on Diversity 2008 - 2008

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) Oversight Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) Professional Development Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • American Association of Anatomists, Anatomical Education Sciences Journal 2009 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Anatomical Education Sciences Journal 2009 - Present

    Role: Reviewer