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Joseph P. Albanesi, PhD

Professor

Department of Pharmacology

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Even an apparently dry equation can become memorable when placed in a historical, biographical or non-academic setting.

As an educator, I must constantly recognize and confront the transience of understanding. I try to help students to consolidate and retain fundamental concepts by extending material beyond its limited and immediate context. Even an apparently dry equation can become memorable when placed in a historical, biographical or non-academic setting.