Paul Nodzak

Paul Nodzak

Educator Assistant Professor

Professional Summary

I am a Family Physician who now teaches full-time as an assistant professor in the Department of Biology.  My interests include Anatomy and Physiology bringing my 22 years of clinical experience to students answering why they are learning all this information by presenting real clinical and practical applications.

Education

A. B.: Thomas More College Crestview Hills, KY, 1978 (Biology)

A. A.: Thomas More College Crestview Hills, KY, 1978 (Chemistry)

M. D.: University of Louisville School of Medicine Louisville, KY, 1982 (Medicine)

Positions and Work Experience

01-01-2010 -To Present Assistant Professor, Full-time Professor teaching Anatomy and Physiology (BIOL 201, 202 and 203) lecture and laboratory courses and Biology (BIOL 106) nonmajors course. With semester conversion, now teaching Anatomy and Physiology I and II lecture and laboratory courses., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

01-01-2009 -12-31-2009 Adjunct instructor, Part-time instructor teaching Anatomy and Physiology labs., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

06-2008 -12-2009 Adjunct Professor, Classroom instruction in Anatomy and Physiology, lecture and laboratory, for prospective students entering the Nursing Program. Classroom instruction in the Medical Assisting department teaching courses in Pharmacology, Medical Terminology, and Laboratory Techniques (including Phlebotomy) , Gateway Technical and Community College, Edgewood, KY

01-2007 -06-2008 Allied Health Instructor, Classroom teaching of courses in Medical Terminology 1 and 2; Pharmacology. Courses previously taught in Clinical Skills and ICD-9 Coding. , Southwestern College, Springdale, OH

08-2006 -06-2007 Teaching Assistant, Substitute teaching assistant of all age groups from preschool through high school level of students with various learning disabilities including cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit disorder and emotional and psychological disorders. , Erlanger-Elsmere School District, Erlanger, KY

12-2001 -03-2003 Staff Physician, Duties included seeing 60 patients per day in a group practice with an ambulatory and urgent care setting. In addition, performing general radiology and minor surgery., Patients First Family Medical Care , Bayside, Queens, New York

11-1997 -11-2000 Staff Physician, Daily duties included equal time seeing scheduled and urgent care/walk-in patients, including minor surgery, and supervision of Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner. Interests included Mental Health, Sexual health, Sports Medicine and students with disabilities. Weekly supervision of Family Medicine and Pediatric residents. Chief physician in charge of clinic in absence of supervisor. Chairman of Ambulatory Quality Assurance and Disaster and Safety Committees. Assistance with ACHA accreditation. , University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA

08-1986 -06-1997 Staff Hospitalizing Physician, Hospice and Home Health Physician, Attending Physician, Extended Care Facilities, Full-time clinic duties following a diverse patient population of all ages. Hospital duties included coordination of patient care with all specialties and both in-house and at home call. Admissions averaged 7 per day. Supervisor of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners Assistant Clinical Instructor, UCI School of Medicine mentoring 3rd yr. medical students rotating on their Family Medicine externship. Chairman of Ambulatory Quality Care committee which reviewed all physicians for adherence to standards of care within the company and overall care of sentinel diagnoses. Assisted in HCFA and JUTE accreditations. Clinical manager and supervisor of the physician home visit program. Sole physician selected to implement and carry out program for all clinics. Medical Director of home health and hospice departments. Assisted visiting nurses to insure proper medical care and pain management of home-bound patients. Admitted and supervised the care of member Medicare patients to two extended care facilities. Patient load of 20 - 30 / month. , Talbert Medical Group (formerly FHP, Inc.), Fountain Valley, CA

Honors and Awards

04-26-2012 Breakfast of Champions faculty recognition program Darwin T. Turner Scholars nomination Breakfast of Champions is our faculty recognition program in which Darwin T. Turner Scholars nominate a faculty member who has been instrumental in their growth and development at the University of Cincinnati. The Turner Scholars who nominated are Jennifer St. John and Nana Entsuah. Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

04-04-2013 Darwin T. Turner Scholars breakfast Darwin T. Turner Scholars nomination Breakfast of Champions is our faculty recognition program in which Darwin T. Turner Scholars nominate a faculty member who has been instrumental in their growth and development at the University of Cincinnati. The Turner Scholars who nominated are Bradley Miyayawa and Ellis Green. Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

03-26-2014 Darwin T. Turner Scholars nomination Breakfast of Champions is our faculty recognition program in which Darwin T. Turner Scholars nominate a faculty member who has been instrumental in their growth and development at the University of Cincinnati. The Turner Scholars who nominated are Imani Rugless and Dominique Wreh. Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

02-22-2018 Darwin T. Turner Scholars nomination Breakfast of Champions is our faculty recognition program in which Darwin T. Turner Scholars nominate a faculty member who has been instrumental in their growth and development at the University of Cincinnati. The Turner Scholars who nominated are Alexis Huckleberry and Aidan McBreen. Darwin T. Turner Scholarship Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

02-23-2017 Darwin T. Turner Scholars nomination Breakfast of Champions is our faculty recognition program in which Darwin T. Turner Scholars nominate a faculty member who has been instrumental in their growth and development at the University of Cincinnati. The Turner Scholars who nominated are Mandy Schnetzer, Namita Shah and Aidan McBreen. Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

03-28-2016 Darwin T. Turner Scholars nomination Breakfast of Champions is our faculty recognition program in which Darwin T. Turner Scholars nominate a faculty member who has been instrumental in their growth and development at the University of Cincinnati. The Turner Scholar who nominated is Chanel Crawford. Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

04-17-2017 A&S Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence College of Arts and Sciences has established a new Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence to recognize and reward leaders in innovative, effective pedagogy. College of A&S Status:Recipient Level:College Type:Monetary

Service

Learning Communities Mentor Type:Service to Student Groups Level:College 08-2012 -04-2013

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Mentor Type:Service to Student Groups Level:University 01-2013 -12-2013

Learning Community groups Mentor Type:Service to Student Groups Level:University 09-2013 -04-2014

Type:Public Level:Regional 03-15-2014

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Type:Service to Student Groups Level:University 01-2014

UC Housing Other Type:University/College Service Level:University 08-21-2013

UC Housing Other Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-16-2011

UC Housing Other Type:University/College Service Level:University 08-23-2012

Helping Hands Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 08-2014

2015 Science and Engineering Ohio Regional Science Fairl Judge Type:Public Level:Regional 03-14-2015

Forest Hills School district (Science fair ) Judge Type:Community Service Level:Local 01-31-2015

UC Housing Other Type:University/College Service Level:University 08-17-2017

UC Housing Other Type:University/College Service Level:University 08-17-2016

Biological Sciences outreach Representative Type:Community Service Level:Department 05-04-2018

Biological Sciences outreach Representative Type:Community Service Level:Department 05-01-2015

Post Graduate Training and Education

1982-1985 Family Practice Residency, St. Elizabeth Medical Center, , Dayton, OH

Courses Taught

15-BIOL-201 ANAT & PHYS I Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-106 HOW LIFE WORKS Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-203 ANAT & PHYS III Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-203 ANAT & PHYS III Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-201 ANAT & PHYS I Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-203 ANAT & PHYS III Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-203 ANAT & PHYS III Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-203 ANAT & PHYS III Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-203 ANAT & PHYS III Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-203 ANAT & PHYS III Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-201 ANAT & PHYS I Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-201 ANAT & PHYS I Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-201 ANAT & PHYS I Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-106 HOW LIFE WORKS Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-201 ANAT & PHYS I Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-203 ANAT & PHYS III Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-203 ANAT & PHYS III Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-201 ANAT & PHYS I Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-203 ANAT & PHYS III Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-201 ANAT & PHYS I Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-201 ANAT & PHYS I Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-201 ANAT & PHYS I Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-106 HOW LIFE WORKS Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-203 ANAT & PHYS III Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

15-BIOL-202 ANAT & PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

Anatomy and Physiology I Level:Undergraduate

Anatomy and Physiology II Level:Undergraduate

-BIOL-2001C ANAT PHYS I Level:Undergraduate

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-BIOL-2002C ANAT PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

-BIOL-2002C ANAT PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

-BIOL-2002C ANAT PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

-BIOL-2001C ANAT PHYS I Level:Undergraduate

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-BIOL-2002C ANAT PHYS II Level:Undergraduate

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Faculty Development Activities

06-13-2011 -06-17-2011 Summer Instructional Technology Institute Computer Technology for the Classroom and for lecture preparation, University of Cincinnati Libraries Health Sciences Library Electronic Classroom MSB G005G Type:Workshop

04-21-2011 PRAISE Workshop Workshop to redo course presentation for less lecturing and more student learning, TUC Great Hall Type:Workshop

05-24-2011 Active Learning Differrent levels of active learning were introduced by Brian Kinkle to incorporate in lecture classes, Dept of Biology 625 Rieveschl Type:Seminar

09-19-2011 Starfish Early Alert System Office of the Registrar 254 McMicken Hall Type:Tutorial

09-24-2011 Biology Departmental Retreat BioBlitz and Committee Breakout sessions, Univ. of Cincinnati Lake Isabella Lodge Type:Workshop

11-14-2011 From Lecture to Learning: Teaching More by Talking Less Incorporating active learning techniques, University of Cincinnati 502 Rieveschl Type:Seminar

11-15-2011 Start where you are: incorporating active learning in your lecture Incorporating active learning techniques, University of Cincinnati 480C Langsam Type:Workshop

04-18-2012 4th Annual UC Diversity Conference Increase awareness if diversity on the UC campus, University of Cincinnati Type:Conference Attendance

03-10-2012 Engaging a New Generation of Students: Dynamic Strategies for Dramatic Results New methods for engaging students in active learning., Wiley Faculty Network Las Vegas, NV Type:Conference Attendance

05-11-2012 STEM Master Teacher workshop and colloquium Conversations about education; Real work, not Homework, Univ. of Cincinnati Type:Workshop

10-10-2012 How Active Learning Techniques Can Change Your Classroom Dynamic CET&L Univ. of Cincinnati Type:Workshop

01-19-2012 Lab Safety Orientation Training certification, UC UHS EH&S Type:Other

01-19-2012 OHSA/Lab Compliance Training Bloodborne Pathogens Training, UC UHS EH&S Univ. of Cincinnati Type:Other

02-01-2012 OHSA/Lab Compliance Training Hazard Comminication Training, UC UHS EH&S Univ. of Cincinnati Type:Other

02-08-2012 OHSA/Lab Compliance Training Hazardous Waste Training, UC UHS EH&S Univ. of Cincinnati Type:Other

10-27-2012 Biology Departmental Retreat Committee meetings and presentations, Univ. of Cincinnati Cincinnati Zoo Type:Other

05-24-2013 Writing Letters of Recommendation Langsam Library Type:Workshop

06-04-2013 More Writing Letters of Recommendation Langsam Library Type:Workshop

09-16-2013 Intermediate Power Point University of Cincinnati HSL G005G Type:Workshop

09-28-2013 Biology Department Retreat University of Cincinnati Fernbank Park Type:Other

03-08-2014 3T: Teaching, Techniques and Technology Conference Multiple workshops and keynote speakers to improve learning in the classroom and student engagement., University of Cicinnati Clermont College Type:Conference Attendance

03-10-2014 -03-21-2014 Online Teaching Strategies This is an online course developed for novice instructors on how to apply online strategies to implement a successful online course. Included were reading assignments, exercises, homework, discussion boards, video including video chat, College of Allied Health Sciences University of Cincinnati Type:Online Class

06-25-2014 -06-25-2014 ECHO 360 Vendor training In-Class Video Lecture Capture, UCIT Langsam Library Type:Tutorial

07-07-2014 -07-11-2014 STEM Course Re-design Course to re-design a traditional STEM lecture to incorporate active learning techniques , CET&L University of Cincinnati Langsam Library Type:Workshop

02-27-2015 -03-01-2015 Pearson's A&P Forum Diverse group of 15 educators from around the country exchanging ideas and focus group for new online teaching tools, Pearson Publishing San Francisco, CA Type:Workshop

03-07-2015 -03-07-2015 Human Anatomy and Physiology Spring Regional Meeting Annual regional meeting of Anatomy and Physiology educators with workshops, presentations and discussion among colleagues, HAPS Blue Ash, OH Type:Conference Attendance

04-11-2015 3T: Teaching, Techniques & Technology Multiple workshops and keynote speakers to improve learning in the classroom and student engagement., University of Cincinnati Clermont College Type:Conference Attendance

06-08-2015 -06-13-2015 National Academies of Science Midwest Summer Institute Week long workshop working along side many professors from the Midwest getting instruction and doing group work to design active learning activities and 'flip' the classroom to improve student engagement and outcomes., University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN Type:Workshop

09-05-2018 -09-05-2018 Metacognition:Get students to focus on learning instead of grades Interactive workshop with student peer leaders, learning assistants and supplemental instructors to identify and motivate students to change their learning strategies to succeed, CET&L University of Cincinnati Type:Workshop

02-22-2018 -02-24-2018 Digital Learning Summit: Mastering Use of online resources directed to improve student learning both to prepare for new topics and reinforce information later. Development of key integrative and critical thinking activities., Pearson Publishing Orlando, Florida Type:Conference Attendance