NICOLE VENTURA, MSc, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Division of Anatomical Sciences within the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and an Associate Member of the Institute of Health Sciences Education and the Ingram School of Nursing. She is currently involved in the instruction of human anatomy for the following undergraduate health science programs: Nursing, Medicine, Dentistry, Physical and Occupational Therapy and Kinesiology. She completed her graduate degrees at Queen’s University with a background in anatomy teaching and basic science research; more specifically with a focus on the developmental origins of cardiovascular disease. As an Associate Member of the Institute of Health Sciences Education, she is now focusing on developing a platform in health science education research.
Current Research Interests: Pedagogical innovations relating to the implementation of interprofessional education into health science curricula and the use of pre-mortem imaging within anatomy/surgical training.
E-mail: nicole.ventura [at] mcgill.ca