Full Name
Maria Sheakley
Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Professor of Physiology
Dr. Maria Sheakley serves as the Assistant Dean for Academic Success, Professor of Physiology, and Vice Chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed). Throughout her career, Dr. Sheakley has been active in medical education with a particular interest in high-fidelity simulation, Team-Based Learning (TBL), and promoting the advancement and recognition of medical educators. She has published scholarly work in medical education largely focused in these three areas, and continues to study the impacts of active learning in medical education. She serves as Chair of the Appointment & Promotions (A&P) committee within the department of Biomedical sciences at WMed and serves as a member of the Institutional A&P committee. In addition to her roles at WMed, Dr. Sheakley is an active member in the IAMSE organization.
Maria Sheakley