Faculty Bio

Donald L. Terpening

Donald L. Terpening

Title(s): Prof Emeritus. of Biology
Department: Biological Sciences

 

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Contact Information
Phone: 845-687-5221 
Office location: Stone Ridge Campus, HAR 225 
Email: terpenid@sunyulster.edu

Degree Information

Marist College Bachelor of Arts, 1973 (Cum Laude), Major: Biology
LIU- C. W. Post College, Master of Science, 1975, Major: Medical Biology
University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY, PhD Program –ABD, 2009        


Courses Taught

Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II
General Microbiology
Fundamentals of Biology
Advanced Physiology


Primary Area of Expertise

Allied Health Science education, with an emphasis on Human Anatomy and Physiology


Honors and Awards

SUNY Chancellor’s Award - Excellence in Teaching – 2003
Achievement Award - Mid-Hudson Chapter – American Chemical Society


Publications and Presentations 

A Remedial Introductory Biology Course at a Community College, Annual Convention of the National Biology Teachers Association
Remedial Biology at a Community College, Annual Convention of the National Biology Teachers Association
Clinical Implications of Laboratory Data lecture series
Survival for Life – Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
Hemoglobin Alc – Glycosylated Hgb
Lab Data for Clinical Interpretation
SUNY Ulster Nursing Club


Grants Received

Incorporating Imaging Technology into Curriculum, Phi Theta Kappa/National Science Foundation
Faculty Grants for the Improvement of Undergraduate Instruction, State University of New York Research Foundation
Equipment & Instrumentation for Medical Laboratory Technology Program
Establishment of a Teaching Laboratory for MLT Program, Vocational Education Act Grants
Allied Health Traineeship Grant, US Public Health Service


Volunteer Work or Group Affiliations

President/1st Vice President/Secretary, Ulster County Advisory Council, Hudson Valley Health Systems Agency
Fund Chairman (For Town of Olive), American Heart Association
Chairman/Member, Town of Olive Recreation Committee


Other Achievements

Adjunct Professor, SUNY Institute of Technology, School of Nursing and Allied Health Systems,  2009- 2012
Instruct courses in Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology for the BSN program
Adjunct Professor, SUNY New Paltz, 1990-92
Instruct courses in Pathophysiology & Pharmacology for the BSN program
Grant Proposal Reviewer/Team Leader, Faculty Grants for the Improvement of Undergraduate Instruction, State University of New York
Grant Proposal Reviewer, Scientific Instructional Equipment Program, National Science Foundation


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