Regents' Outstanding
Teaching Awards

Jill M. Schumacher, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Genetics

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Empower students to be active participants in the classroom.
Biology is inherently fascinating, yet too often this is lost by submerging students in a sea of details. Facts can always be looked up. Teaching should focus on developing the ability of students to think critically and communicate effectively. Great teaching and mentoring can be life changing, for the teacher and student alike.