Regents' Outstanding
Teaching Awards

Photo of Michael Pangburn

Michael K. Pangburn , Ph.D.

Allen B. Cohen Professor of Biomedical Research, Dr. and Mrs. Jim Vaughn Professor in Biomedical Research, and Director-Graduate Program in Biotechnology

Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology

UT Health Science Center at Tyler

First, present what students need to know and teach it so that they understand and remember it. Second, create an atmosphere of enthusiasm for the subject and an attitude of critical thinking about everything. Finally, help them realize that learning is a lifelong process that can be guided by a need to understand something or just by curiosity.