Dr. Megan Healey, clinical assistant professor of epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), was presented the School of Public Health Educational Innovation Award at the John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day on May 31.
[Dr. Megan Healey]
The award recognizes creative contributions to the development of tools for the innovative presentation of coursework, new curriculum design, and the creation of an improved teaching and learning environment.
“Megan’s collaborators are consistently impressed with her creative efforts to develop and redesign course materials with a focus on clarity and engagement across multiple learning styles,” said Dr. Lisa Sullivan, associate dean for education at BUSPH, while presenting the award.
Dr. Healey has received several SPH Excellence in Teaching Awards and serves as co-director of BUSPH’s new MPH Certificate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Trained as a molecular epidemiologist with expertise in epigenetics and breast cancer, she currently teaches Quantitative Methods for Public Health, Introduction to Epidemiology, Intermediate Epidemiology, and Nutritional Epidemiology.
“It is an honor to be recognized for educational innovation within a community that is highly creative and dedicated to improving best practices,” Dr. Healey says. “Awards like this support our collective efforts to take risks in the classroom and help to elevate the school’s educational mission.”
To read more about the honor, go to:BU, Health Promotion and Communication