Nadia Mikhael (1987)

mikhaelAffiliation at the time of the award: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada, .

Citation: Dr. Mikhael is extremely dedicated to her students to whom she communicates her high level of scholarship with outstanding skill. She has taught Pathology at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is regarded as a major contributor to the excellent reputation of the University’s medical school program. In addition, she has been regularly involved as both workshop leader and sessions organizer in programs aimed at the improvement of professors’ teaching skills. In the Faculty of Health Sciences, Dr. Mikhael has played an active role in curriculum development, serving on several Faculty committees.

Another teacher with a long history of awards, her enthusiasm is contagious. “Her students are alert and intellectually engaged.”

Her valuable leadership abilities are often applied to such teaching and learning issues as the core curriculum and evaluating learning.

Nadia on course design: “You can’t design a course or program without reviewing all of your assumptions about learning.”