Carlos Suarez-Quian

  Dr. Carlos A. Suárez-Quian is a Curriculum Developer for both the 1-Week Medical Academies and the 3-Week Anatomy & Physiology Academy, an instructor for those academies, and the Academic Director for the 1-Week Medical Academies, so students can expect to see him in either the 1-Week Medical Academies or the 3-Week Anatomy & Physiology Academy.

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He’s a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Harvard University and post-doctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Child Health. In 1986, Dr. Suárez-Quian joined the Department of Cell Biology at Georgetown University Medical Center. He currently resides in the Department of Biochemistry as a full professor. Dr. Suárez-Quian has published over 60 peer-reviewed manuscripts and 10 chapters and received extensive funding from the NIH. He has spoken at numerous national and international meetings, and taught in the Frontiers of Reproduction Course at Woods Hole. Dr. Suárez-Quian was director of medical gross anatomy for over 20 years and remains director of the clinical program. He is the recipient of the Golden Apple, the Geza Illes, and the Kaiser-Permanente teaching awards. In May 2008, he was inducted into the MAGIS Society of Master Teachers, the highest award Georgetown bestows on its faculty. He was a founding member and co-directs the Georgetown Medical Center Mini Medical School Program, now in its 25th year.  He is the author of the Online Guided Gross Anatomy Dissector, Sinauer Associates, Inc., co-author of The Clinical Anatomy of the Cranial Nerves, 2015, by J.A. Vilensky, W.M. Robertson and C.A. Suárez-Quian, and co-author of Functional Anatomy for Occupational Therapy, 2021, by N. Short, J. Vilensky, and C.A. Suárez-Quian. He is also the co-author of the seven book series of All-in-One Anatomy Exam Review: Image-Based Questions and Answers in Apple iBooks with J.A. Vilensky. Dr. Suárez-Quian served as one of 15 national judges for the annual Regeneron Science Competition.