Welcome to the Department of Human Physiology
by Li-Shan Chou, Department Head
On behalf of the faculty and students of the Department of Human Physiology, I would like to welcome you to our website. Our department is home to undergraduate and graduate students who desire strong training in human physiology and anatomy that will prepare them for careers in medicine, allied health professions, and biomedical research. (more…)
Human Physiology is excited to announce some new features on the website. Check out these new permanent sections on the website.
Main Menu: Department History This link gives you an inside look on how the department evolved throughout the years
Resources: In Vivo Alumni Newsletter Archive The alumni newsletter that ran from 2004-2007. Check out the archived issues
Resources: Now Hiring Open Positions This new link will be updated with all positions currently hiring within the department
On Monday June 13th, Human Physiology celebrated candidates for 257 Baccalaureate degrees, 11 Master’s degrees and 4 Doctoral degrees in front of a large crowd of family, friends, faculty & staff. .
Also celebrated were numerous awards and scholarships awarded to 22 graduates and a special award presented to Dr. Jerold A. Hawn MD for the Louis Osternig Clinical Educator Award.
A grand total of 4,192 bachelor’s degrees, 688 master’s degrees, 86 doctoral degrees, 121 law degrees and 46 certificates were conferred to 5,067 men and women in total at the University.
The Class of 2016 was notable for being the most diverse, with the most students of Hispanic descent and members of ethnic minorities earning degrees. In addition, the class has 615 students from 65 nations, the most ever.
Resident Oregonians account for nearly half of the graduates. All told, 48 states, 65 countries and two territories were represented in the Class of 2016.
Congratulations to all!
Exciting news circulated around Human Physiology today when it was announced that Dr. Ken & Kenda Singer have provided a gift of $1.5 million dollars to establish a new research facility within the Hayward Field expansion project. More details can be found in the Around the O article and YouTube video below.
Congratulations to Human Physiology Instructor Jon Runyeon on winning the Ersted Award for Specialized Pedagogy.
The Ersted Award for Specialized Pedagogy recognizes faculty members early in their careers who have demonstrated exceptional abilities to induce students to reason and who have expertise in a particular area of teaching.
The Human Physiology department has no shortage of award winners within the department. Other awards of distinction include The Williams Fellowship 2015, Dr. John Halliwill; Ersted Distinguished Teaching Award 2008, Susan Verscheure; Fund for Faculty Excellence, 2013 Andy Lovering, 2009 Li-Shan Chou, 2008 John Halliwill, 2007 Chris Minson.
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