Michael Slaughter, M.S.

Assistant Professor
(540) 985-8287
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Mr. Slaughter is an Assistant Professor in the Math and Science Programs at the college. He teaches Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Pathophysiology, Capstone Research, Local Flora of Virginia and several types of laboratories. His research interests are focused on Laboratory Safety and Academic Integrity. He completed his undergraduate studies at Virginia Western Community College and Eastern Illinois University. He also completed his Master's degree at Eastern Illinois University. He completed eleven years at Virginia Western Community College where he taught Anatomy - Physiology and Microbiology. He then spent thirteen years in pharmaceutical sales where he focused on the treatment of acute myocardial infarction with thrombolytic therapy and growth hormone therapy for growth hormone deficient children.
Specialty: Anatomy & Physiology and Microbiology
Education: ·         Undergraduate studies at Virginia Western Community College and Eastern Illinois University. ·         Master's degree at Eastern Illinois University. Scholarship and JCHS Service: His research interests are focused on Laboratory Safety and Academic Integrity. Teaching Responsibilities: Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Pathophysiology, Capstone Research, Local Flora of Virginia and several types of laboratories Teaching Philosophy: His teaching philosophy is to be clear with learning expectations, thorough with detailed explanations of scientific principles and to hold himself and his students to a high level of professional behavior.

Other Information: He completed eleven years at Virginia Western Community College where he taught Anatomy - Physiology and Microbiology. He then spent thirteen years in pharmaceutical sales where he focused on the treatment of acute myocardial infarction with thrombolytic therapy and growth hormone therapy for growth hormone deficient children.

Education: 
A.S., Virginia Western Community College
B.S., Eastern Illinois University
M.S., Eastern Illinois University