Katherine Hyland, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Dr. Hyland focuses on curriculum development and innovation in professional education. She directs the Medical Genetics component of the integrated medical school curriculum. She currently serves as Chair of the Essential Core Course Committee, and is a member of the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, where she has served as co-Chair of Faculty Development. She is Chair of the Genetics Course Directors group within the Association of Professors of Human and Medical Genetics, and has led an effort to update the medical genetics core curriculum competencies.