About the Author
Dr. Patrick Brown teaches undergraduate Health Sciences at East Tennessee State University, primarily introductory anatomy and physiology. Additionally, he teaches a writing-intensive clinical parasitology course and co-teaches a graduate course for faculty entitled “Teaching for Learning in Higher Education”.
Patrick received his B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in Biological Science and his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in Cellular Biology. Patrick was introduced to POGIL by his wife, Dr. Stacy Brown, and after attending a three-day workshop in 2008 immediately began writing activities for introductory anatomy and physiology. Since then he has gone on to not only author this collection of activities, but has become a workshop facilitator and served as the Southeastern Regional Coordinator for the POGIL project. He has led seminars and workshops in active learning throughout the United States.