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Amanda Helip-Wooley

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Amanda Helip-Wooley is the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Learning Transformation Coordinator. She works with the Academy for Teaching and Learning Excellence and the Coalition for Science Literacy to promote excellence in STEM teaching at the University of South Florida. Dr. Helip-Wooley also currently teaches Anatomy and Physiology as an Adjunct Instructor.

Dr. Helip-Wooley has a diverse science background with extensive research experience and a fundamental interest in science education, particularly as it applies to inspiring and preparing young people for success in STEM-related careers. She earned a B.S. in Zoology at the University of Florida and a Ph.D. in Human Genetics from Tulane University. She conducted postdoctoral research in cell biology and genetics at the National Institutes of Health, where she also completed a fellowship, and became ABMGG board certified, in Human Biochemical Genetics.