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Pre-Health Courses


The instructors for the pre-health courses are the same well respected professors and researchers who instruct the courses on-campus. Some of the instructors are:

Sherry Stewart

Sherry Stewart (McConnell), DVM

Dr. Sherry Stewart is an associate professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University. Her professional interests include development of online upper division science courses. She has taught medical, veterinary and undergraduate histology (comparative)—as well as undergraduate, graduate and veterinary anatomy—for 25 years. Her research interests focus on development and assessment of online instruction and student-centered learning.

John Walrond, Ph.D.

Dr. John Walrond is an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University. Dr. Walrond's research interests focus on the structure and function of central and peripheral nicotinic cholinergic synapses.

Paul Laybourn

Paul Laybourn, Ph.D.

After working in the Biotech industry for three years in the San Francisco Bay Area Dr. Laybourn went on to obtain his Ph.D in Biochemistry at the University of California, Davis. He has taught courses in genetics, cell biology and biochemistry from the freshman to graduate level for over 20 years. He currently conducts research in cancer biology and how to improve learning outcomes in science courses at the college level in collaboration with faculty in the School of Education.

Aaron Sholders, Ph.D.

Dr. Sholders earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 2006 from Colorado State University. Following his doctoral work he was offered a faculty position in the Biochemistry department at CSU and currently works as the Undergraduate Program Coordinator.

Each course description page includes information about the professor who is instructing that course.