Stefanie M. Attardi
Stefanie M. Attardi, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Foundational Medical Studies at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Rochester, Michigan, USA. She teaches histology and gross anatomy to medical students. She is Co-Director of the M1 Anatomical Foundations of Clinical Practice Course and former Co-Director of the M2 Reproductive Systems Course. Dr. Attardi’s research specialization is online anatomy education. Her histology-specific scholarly work focuses on the design and evaluation of educational innovations that integrate histology with embryology and anatomic pathology.
Dr. Attardi earned her Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Life Sciences and Master of Science in Anatomical Sciences from Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada). She received her PhD in Clinical Anatomy from the University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario, Canada) under the supervision of histologist Dr. Kem Rogers. Dr. Attardi has taught mammalian histology since 2006 to various learners, including undergraduate, graduate, dental, and medical students. She has designed and delivered interactive histology lectures in the face-to-face, synchronous online, and asynchronous online formats. Her histology laboratory teaching experiences include the use of light and virtual microscopy.