Full Name
Elisabeth Schlegel
Western Atlantic University School of Medicine
Elisabeth FM Schlegel is a Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, and Vice-Chair, Research and IRB, at the new Western Atlantic University School of Medicine in Freeport, Bahamas. Inspired by interdisciplinarity and institutional innovation at all levels, she is curious about how basic sciences, education, and healthcare are intertwined. At WAUSM she collaboratively teaches microbiology with clinicians in team settings and is experienced in coaching science educators as well as students to try new teaching methodologies, and to evaluate and to disseminate them. Dr. Schlegel earned both a Master of Science and a PhD (Genetics and Microbiology/ Education) from the University of Salzburg, Austria, and conducted postdoctoral studies in herpes virology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. She earned an MBA from The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business at Post University in 2012, and a Master of Science in Health Professions Pedagogy and Leadership at Hofstra University in 2019. To serve and support her colleagues and students in the medical education continuum worldwide, she publishes the health professions education blog: http://elisabeth-fm-schlegel.weebly.com/elearning-bites.
Elisabeth Schlegel