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Cammi Valdez

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Dr. Cammi Valdez

valdez07@nsuok.edu

  • Assistant Professor
    Chemistry
  • Assistant Professor
    National Institutes of Health

Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    Science Building 237
    (918) 444-3769

Bio

Assistant Professor, NSU, 2020-present
Associate Member, Harold Hamm Diabetes Center, University of Oklahoma, 2020-present
Visiting Faculty, Schepens Eye Research Institute/Harvard Medical School/MEEI, Department of Ophthalmology, 2019-present
Visiting Lecturer, Wellesley College, 2019-2020
Director, McNair Scholars Program, Wellesley College, 2018-2020
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, Harvard College, 2014-2018
Program Manager, MIT Summer Research Program, MIT, 2014

Education:

  • PhD, Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard University, 2014
  • BS, Mathematics, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Magna cum laude, 2008
  • BS, Chemistry (Professional - ACS Certified) , Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Magna cum laude, 2008
Diabetic Retinopathy, Eye Disease, CADASIL, Diabetes, Mouse Models, Vascular Biology, Tool Development, Community Needs, STEM Education, Biomedical Research, Translational Research, Diversity
Inclusive Pedagogy, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Chemistry, Biochemistry

Intellectual Content:

  • From Pathobiology to the Targeting of Pericytes for the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy. (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Published, January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2015
  • Retinal microangiopathy in a mouse model of inducible mural cell loss. (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Published, August, 2014

Courses Taught:

  • BIOCHEMISTRY - CHEM 4214 - Fall 2020
  • GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LECTURE - CHEM 1123 - Fall 2020
  • GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LAB - CHEM 1131 - Fall 2020