Mittelstadt named assistant director of faculty development and recognition

Megan Mittelstadt, director of training and education in the Landry Cancer Biology Consortium at Harvard Medical School, has been named assistant director of faculty development and recognition in UGA's Center for Teaching and Learning. Mittlestadt will begin her new position on Feb. 1.

As director of training and education, Mittelstadt has worked with faculty to design and implement innovative graduate curriculum and managed the Landry Cancer Biology Consortium. In addition, she has collaborated with faculty to implement and assess curricular and co-curricular offerings for research fellows, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Prior to her appointment as director of training and education, she was a Curriculum Fellow in the Landry Cancer Biology Consortium and Cancer Biology Area of Concentration, as well as a Charles Follen Folson Teaching Fellow at Harvard Medical School. Mittelstadt has been a lecturer in genetics at Harvard Medical School since 2013.

Following the completion of a bachelor of science degree in biology and a doctoral degree in molecular, cellular and developmental biology, both from the University of South Carolina, Mittelstadt completed her post-doctoral training at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Texas A&M Health Science Center.