Jack Williams

Dr. Jack Williams received his bachelor's degree at Rhodes College (Memphis, Tennessee) in biopsychology and a master's degree in education (MEd) at Georgia State University. Following graduation from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center with a PhD, he studied neural regulation of cerebral blood flow, control of blood flow to the choroid plexus, and cardiovascular effects of ischemia and stroke in animal models at the University of Iowa Cardiovascular Center and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Dr. Williams began his academic career at the University of South Dakota School of Medicine (USD) in 1991 and has served as a professor in physiology since that time at USD, Belmont University (Nashville, Tennessee), or the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. For thirteen years, he served either as a health sciences dean or university provost/vice-president for academic affairs. His primary teaching expertise and activities include cardiovascular and respiratory physiology, evidence-based medicine, and biostatistics and epidemiology. In addition, Dr. Williams has a passionate interest in teaching and practicing activities of professional development and life balance through the Healer's Art and the Center for Courage and Renewal programs. His current research and scholarship interests are in evidence-based medicine, biostatistics, and medical education.

Education

BA, Biopsychology

Rhodes College (Memphis, Tennessee)

1973

MEd, Education (Physical Education, Exercise Science)

Georgia State University (Atlanta, Georgia)

1982

PhD, Physiology

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (Lubbock, Texas)

1986

Fellowship

Cerebrovascular Physiology (1986-1989)

University of Iowa Cardiovascular Center

Iowa City

Iowa

Research

Cerebrovascular Physiology and Stroke (1989-1991)

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Cleveland

Ohio

Expertise

Physiology

Biostatistics/Epidemiology

evidence-based medicine

cerebral blood flow and stroke

Medical education

Professional Development

academic leadership

Jack Williams, PhD, MEd

Jack Williams

,

Ph.D, M.Ed.

Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences

jwilliams30@une.edu

(207) 221-4623

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