James J. Brokaw

Indiana University School of Medicine, USA


James J. Brokaw received his B.S. and M.A. degrees in biology from the University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA, in 1975 and 1978, respectively, and received his Ph.D. degree in anatomy from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA, in 1983. After completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA, he joined the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA, in 1987, where he currently holds the title of Professor. In 2000, Dr. Brokaw was awarded the M.P.H. degree from Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, USA. Dr. Brokaw has served in several leadership roles since joining the faculty, including Medical Histology Course Director (1987 to 2002), Assistant to Associate Dean for Medical Student Affairs (2002 to 2012), Associate Dean for Admissions (2009 to 2014), and Director of the IU Center for Anatomical Sciences Education (2012 to present). Dr. Brokaw has extensive experience in undergraduate medical education and is the recipient of 5 teaching awards. He directs a specialized Ph.D. program in anatomy and cell biology for students seeking careers in anatomical teaching and educational research.

Biography Updated on 6 August 2017

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