Poster Presentations t3

THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2024

09:15 - 10:30

ROOM SC8

Session Chair: Dr. Winfred Kithinji
Dr Marie Martin

Dr. Marie Martin

Associate Director / Associate Professor

Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health

Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Marie Martin serves as the Associate Director for Education and Training at the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) and as an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy in the Vanderbilt School of Medicine (VUSM). At VIGH, she is responsible for curricular and academic program development in global health at Vanderbilt and abroad. Dr. Martin co-directs the Global Health track of the Vanderbilt MPH Program, oversee the Graduate Certificate in Global Health, teaches multiple courses in global health across the university, and chairs the Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) Global Health Education Committee. She is dedicated to building local and regional capacity for future practitioners and leaders in the field, and works with universities in multiple countries to build robust training and educational programs. Her current grant-funded work in Zambia, Liberia, Nigeria and Vietnam is focused on faculty development, mentorship, and health science education strengthening. Prior to her current role, she was as a Fulbright Scholar to Japan in international education, directed a multi-site international service-learning program, and managed the first parliamentary internship program in the Czech Republic under the European Union. Dr. Martin was awarded the 2021 Consortium of Universities in Global Health (CUGH) Velji Global Health Award for Teaching Excellence and the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center Mentorship Award in 2022.

Dr Marie Martin

Dr. Marie Martin

Associate Director / Associate Professor

Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health

Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Marie Martin serves as the Associate Director for Education and Training at the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) and as an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy in the Vanderbilt School of Medicine (VUSM). At VIGH, she is responsible for curricular and academic program development in global health at Vanderbilt and abroad. Dr. Martin co-directs the Global Health track of the Vanderbilt MPH Program, oversee the Graduate Certificate in Global Health, teaches multiple courses in global health across the university, and chairs the Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) Global Health Education Committee. She is dedicated to building local and regional capacity for future practitioners and leaders in the field, and works with universities in multiple countries to build robust training and educational programs. Her current grant-funded work in Zambia, Liberia, Nigeria and Vietnam is focused on faculty development, mentorship, and health science education strengthening. Prior to her current role, she was as a Fulbright Scholar to Japan in international education, directed a multi-site international service-learning program, and managed the first parliamentary internship program in the Czech Republic under the European Union. Dr. Martin was awarded the 2021 Consortium of Universities in Global Health (CUGH) Velji Global Health Award for Teaching Excellence and the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center Mentorship Award in 2022.

Dr. Christina Magkoufopoulou

Dr. Christina Magkoufopoulou

Academic Developer

Academic Enhanchement and Professional Development

Coventry University


Dr Christina Magkoufopoulou, SFHEA, is an Academic Developer at Coventry University. Christina has extensive experience in faculty development, and her current research interests include Active Learning, Communities of Practice and Assessment and Feedback. Christina is passionate about ensuring all students, independent of their background, have a great learning experience. To that end Christina develops and leads faculty development initiatives for Coventry University Group staff that is informed by local needs, best practices in Higher Education as well as current trends in Teaching, Learning and Assessment. 


Christina further works with colleagues at Coventry University to support their development of scholarly practice and scholarship of Teaching and Learning to further promote and disseminate best practices in Higher Education.


Prior to becoming an academic developer, Christina had several years of experience in teaching her first specialist area (Biosciences) in Higher and Further Education in the U.K. and in Higher Education in Europe. Christina received her PhD from Maastricht University, in the Netherlands.

ROOM LT3

Session Chair: Ms. Marion Amukuzi
Dr Jill McSweeney

Dr. Jill McSweeney

Assistant Director / Assistant Professor

Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning / Department of Wellness

Elon University

POD, STLHE

Dr. Jill McSweeney is an Assistant Director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and an Assistant Professor of Wellness. She has been working in the area of faculty development for almost a decade, actively publishes in the area of SoTL, the scholarship of educational development, and is a two-time recipient of the Explorance Faculty Research Grant for her work on the ethical use of course evaluation data for research purposes. Jill is a former Executive of SoTL Canada (2019 – 2022) and co-chair of the Ethical Practices of Educational Development (2015 – 2019), a special interest group of the Educational Developers Caucus of Canada. While she has interests in learning spaces and their impact on student and faculty experience, Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and inclusive spaces, and the philosophical underpinnings of SoTL, she is happy to have a conversation about all things teaching and learning related.

Dr. Cynthia Korpan

Dr. Cynthia Korpan

Adjunct Professor

Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies

University of Victoria

STLHE, POD

Dr. Cynthia Korpan has over 18 years as an education developer, having garnered significant experience in developing programs and courses, teaching undergraduates, graduate students, and professors, and mentoring many about learning and teaching in higher education. This work and her expertise has been and continues to be shared with institutions in Canada, the United States, China, Uganda, Pakistan, and Ghana. In 2017, she was honoured with the Educational Developers Caucus Leadership Award for her national work related to educational development. Dr. Korpan's research focuses on the learning to teach in higher educational journey of early career academics. 

Dr Iwona Maciejowska

Dr. Maciejowska Iwona

Professor

Department of Chemical Education, Ars Docendi Council

Jagiellonian University in Krakow


Iwona Maciejowska serves as the Chair of the Ars Docendi Council for Educational Excellence at the Jagiellonian University (UJ) in Krakow (Poland) and as a Professor at the Department of Chemistry Education. Iwona is actively involved in various international projects and networks, e.g. she was a coordinator of the Erasmus plus STEM-CPD@EUni project and a member of the EUA TPG on "Continuous Development of Teaching Competences" (2018). She has authored or edited numerous books and over 100 articles, highlighting her commitment to supporting academic teachers in facing challenges in higher education.