Featured Teacher: Kunle Kassim, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Winner of the Kaiser Permanente Award for Excellence in Teaching, microbiology professor Kunle Kassim has reinvigorated teaching and learning in the College of Medicine, especially through Case-Based Teaching (CBT). For more than 30 years, he has instructed and inspired not only medical students, but also pharmacy, dental, and graduate students at Howard. He has taught them bacteriology, parasitology, and epidemiology and supervised numerous dissertations. He has also developed and coordinated a Global Health elective for 4th-year medical students, directed the Microbiology Teaching Laboratory, directed Graduate Studies for the Department of Microbiology, and coordinated Organ Systems I and II for 2nd-year medical students. Yet his most significant contribution to teaching and learning at Howard may be his development and dissemination of a case-based model for active learning. Read more >>