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Judith R. Head, PhD

Associate Professor and Distinguished Teaching Professor

Department of Cell Biology

UT Southwestern Medical Center

I believe that effective teachers impart information with enthusiasm and inspire students with the excitement inherent in the learning experience.

Teaching first-year medical students is a great privilege, with great responsibility, and incredibly rewarding. I believe that effective teachers impart information with enthusiasm and inspire students with the excitement inherent in the learning experience. One-on-one interactions in the laboratory are especially fulfilling, as I see their natural curiosity at work and experience first-hand the excitement that comes with understanding.