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educator , cell biologist

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.

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).

Interests

  • Other 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