Kimberly Stieglitz is a professor of biotechnology and chemistry at Roxbury Community College and, since 2005, an adjunct professor of chemistry at Bunker Hill Community College. During the summers, she has participated in Research Opportunity for Teachers (RET) programs at MIT's Center for Material Sciences and Engineering (CMSE) and Boston University. She employs innovative teaching methods in her courses uses problem-based learning and POGIL and research-oriented guided inquiry learning in the laboratory setting. Stieglitz acts as the faculty advisor for students participating in Internships at the following institutions: Tufts Medical School, Tufts University, Boston University, MIT, Trans Lab Childrens/Harvard Medical School, MGH Center for Comparative Medicine, Microfluidics Lab at Harvard Medical School and the FDA Winchester Engineering and Applications Center (WEAC), She received her Ph.D. from Boston University Medical School in Physiology/Biophysics and was a visiting professor at University of Massachusetts Boston for two years, teaching biochemistry lecture and laboratory sections in biochemistry and organic chemistry lab courses. She has published more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as two laboratory manuals for general chemistry. Her research area of interest is in medical chemistry and structural biology particularly related to natural products. In addition to a full-time teaching career, she continues to pursue research collaborations with colleagues from UMB and Boston University Chemistry Department in NSF and NIH-funded grant projects.