Valerie O'Loughlin

School of Medicine IU Bloomington

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Areas of Expertise

Women in STEM, anatomy education, education research, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL), training future faculty, graduate pedagogy courses.

Expert Bio

Valerie Dean O'Loughlin is a professor of anatomy at the Indiana University School of Medicine, where she teaches gross anatomy to medical students and basic human anatomy to undergraduates. She also teaches a pedagogical methods course and mentors Ph.D. students pursuing anatomy education research.

She is a president emeritus of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society. In 2014, she received the Scholar Educator award from the IU School of Medicine, which recognizes a faculty member who approaches teaching through a scholarly lens. In 2018, she received the American Association of Anatomists Henry Gray Distinguished Educator Award.

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Additional Information

Twitter: @vdoloughlin

Anatomy Education Podcast interview:

Experimental Biology 2018 TV interview, discussing anatomy education and Women In STEM:

News coverage of research into "learning styles":

Updated on: July 17, 2018