Full Name
Leah Sheridan
Professor of Instruction
Ohio University
Dr. Leah Sheridan is a Professor of Instruction at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she teaches physiology and histology and serves in the design, development, and leadership of their innovative Pathways to Health and Wellness Curriculum. She earned her M.S. and Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and postdoctoral training from the University of Colorado (CU)-Denver Department of Physiology and Biophysics and the CU-Denver Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes. Dr. Sheridan has extensive experience in teaching throughout the undergraduate and health professions continuum, having taught undergraduate, allied health (Doctor of Physical Therapy and Doctor of Pharmacy), and most recently, Osteopathic Medical students. She has received numerous awards for her learner-centered scholarly approach to teaching from universities and national organizations, and research funding for her efforts in both laboratory science and medical education. Her current research interests include curriculum design, assessment for learning, learner-centered teaching strategies such as team-based learning, and the cognitive integration of the sciences into clinical reasoning and practice.
Leah Sheridan