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Michelle Ann Kurpakus Wheater

Michelle Ann Kurpakus Wheater, American cell biologist, educator. Recipient Medical teaching awards, Wayne State University School Medicine, 1997, 2000, Dental teaching award, University Detroit Mercy School Dentistry, 2004-2005; grantee, National Eye Institute/National Institutes of Health.

Background

  • Wheater, Michelle Ann Kurpakus was born on June 8, 1959 in Arcadia, California, United States. Daughter of Paul and Magdalene Kurpakus.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Indiana University Pennsylvania, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1988.

    Career

    • Post doctoral fellow Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, 1987—1991. Associate professor Sch Medicine Wayne State University, Detroit, 1991—2004. Associate professor Mercy School Dentistry University Detroit, since 2004.

      Director graduate recruitment School Medicine Wayne State University, Detroit, 2000—2004. Director research University Detroit Mercy School Dentistry, since 2006.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Fellow: American Dental Education Association Leadership Institute. Member: American Dental Education Association, Association Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, American Society Cell Biology (Travel fellowship 1992).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel.

    Connections

    • Married Bryan David Wheater, March 16, 1999. 1 child Ryan David Wheater.
    • father: Paul Kurpakus
    • mother: Magdalene Kurpakus
    • spouse: Bryan David Wheater
    • child: Ryan David Wheater
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    Born June 8, 1959
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1982
      Indiana University Pennsylvania
    • 1988
      Iowa State University
    • 1987 - 1991
      Post doctoral fellow, Northwestern University Medical School
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1991 - 2004
      associate, professor Sch Medicine Wayne State University
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 2004
      associate, professor Mercy School Dentistry University Detroit