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

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