Michelle  Wheater

Professor
Director, Integrated Biomedical Sciences
Interim Assistant Dean for Academic Administration, Research and Scholarly Achievement

Michelle Wheater
Contact Info:
Campus: Corktown Campus
Building: School of Dentistry
Room: DC 430
Phone: 313-494-6634
Michelle Wheater
Areas of Expertise:
Histology
Dental Research

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Iowa State University
  • BS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Biography

Prof. Wheater teaches histology to dental and dental hygiene students and directs dental hygiene degree completion students in research methodology. She manages aspects of the faculty and student research programs. She is a faculty mentor for the academic leadership teaching program for dental and dental hygiene students.  She has received teaching awards and grant funding for teaching and research programs. Prof. Wheater holds a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Iowa State University, and a Postdoctoral Fellowship from Northwestern University School of Medicine. She joined the university in 2004.

Research Interests: 

  • cytotoxicity of natural substances.