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Donald J. Lowrie

Professor Educator

Medical Education | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Fellowship : University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (Post Doctorate-Intermediate Filaments)
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Cincinnati (Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy)
  • Master's Degree: University of Dayton (Biology)
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Dayton (Biology)
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Research Interests

My research focuses on using technology to create modules that enhance student learning; for example, the above-mentioned histology modules, as well as animations depicting embryonic development, and cartilage and bone formation.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Das, M., Ettarh, R., Lowrie, D.J. Jr., Rengasamy, P., Lee, L.M., Williams, J.M., Guttmann, G. 2019. A Guide to Competencies, Educational Goals, and Learning Objectives for Teaching Medical Histology in an Undergraduate Medical Education Setting. Med. Sci. Ed., 29 2, 523

Das, M., Claeson, K.M., Lowrie, D.J. Jr., Bolender, D.L., Fredieu, J.R., Guttmann, G., Conway, M.L., Ghosh, T., Edmondson, A.C., Cork, R.J., Rengasamy, P., Lee, L.M.J., Williams, J.M., Oberg, K.C. 2018. A Guide to Competencies, Educational Goals, and Learning Objectives for Teaching Human Embryology in an Undergraduate Medical Education Setting Med. Sci. Ed., 28 2, 417

Thompson, Andrew R; Lowrie, D.J. Jr. 2017. An evaluation of outcomes following the replacement of traditional histology laboratories with self-study modules. Anatomical sciences education, 10 3, 276-285

Lowrie, D., Marsh, K., Sliney, K., Giffin, B. 2010. Neural Tube Development MedEdPortal, ,

Marsh, Karen R; Giffin, Bruce F; Lowrie, Donald J 2008. Medical student retention of embryonic development: impact of the dimensions added by multimedia tutorials Anatomical sciences education, 1 6, 252-7

Lowrie, D., Shirmer, A., Marsh, K. 2007. Embryonic Foldiing MedEdPortal, ,

Michaels, John E; Allred, Kelly; Bruns, Christina; Lim, Wan; Lowrie, D J; Hedgren, Wade 2005. Virtual laboratory manual for microscopic anatomy Anatomical record. Part B, New anatomist, 284 1, 17-21

Drake, Richard L; Lowrie, D J; Prewitt, Chantal M 2002. Survey of gross anatomy, microscopic anatomy, neuroscience, and embryology courses in medical school curricula in the United States The Anatomical record, 269 2, 118-22

Lowrie, D J; Stickney, J T; Ip, W 2000. Properties of the nonhelical end domains of vimentin suggest a role in maintaining intermediate filament network structure Journal of structural biology, 132 2, 83-94

Meng, J J; Lowrie, D J; Sun, H; Dorsey, E; Pelton, P D; Bashour, A M; Groden, J; Ratner, N; Ip, W 2000. Interaction between two isoforms of the NF2 tumor suppressor protein, merlin, and between merlin and ezrin, suggests modulation of ERM proteins by merlin Journal of neuroscience research, 62 4, 491-502

Lowrie, D J; Giffin, B F; Ventullo, R M 1993. The ubiquitin-ligase system in Trypanosoma brucei brucei The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 49 5, 545-51