Janet Murray, PhD, Inducted into LCOM Teaching Academy
(Dr. Beth Kirkpatrick, MMG Chair; Dr. Janet Murray, Master Teacher; Dr. Katie Huggett, Director of the Teaching Academy)
On January 31st, 2019 Janet Murray, PhD, was the first faculty of the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (MMG) to be inducted into the Larner College of Medicine’s Teaching Academy. Representing her extensive expertise in curricular development and dedication to teaching across the state of Vermont, Dr. Murray was inducted as a “Master Teacher,” one of six faculty to meet this membership level at the Teaching Academy. A total of twenty-nine inductees were honored at the Induction and Award Ceremony.
Dr. Murray joined the MMG faculty in 2017 and serves on the Education-Scholar Pathway. In addition to teaching fundamental coursework as part of the Microbiology and Molecular Genetics majors, she now director of the CALS Honors College, as of January 2019. Prior to joining MMG, Dr. Murray was Director of professional development and education at the Vermont Genetics Network, and also previously served as the Director of the Outreach Core at VGN. She received her PhD in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics in 2000 and her B.S. in Biochemistry at the University of New Hampshire. Congratulations Dr. Murray!