Helen Amerongen, PhD

Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine - (Educator Scholar Track)
Associate Department Head, Education, Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Research Interests: 

Current focus: 

Fostering the dual degree partnership with Biotechnology and Nanotechnology programs of Amrita University in Kerala, India.

Developing and evaluating curriculum (mainly histology and ethics/professionalism) for online graduate and undergraduate teaching/learning of pre-health professions students, including teaching approaches in international partnerships.

Molecular Medicine Grad Program: 



Amerongen HM, LeGros TA, Cooley JH, Schloss EP, Theodorou, A. Constructive Contact: Design of a successful introductory interprofessional education experience. Curr Pharm Teach Learn 7:565-574, 2015.
LeGros TA, Amerongen HM, Cooley JH, Schloss EP. Using Learning Theory, interprofessional facilitation competencies, and behavioral indicators to evaluate facilitator training. J Interprof. Care 29:596-602 , 2015.


Amerongen HM. Reordering Histology to Enhance Engagement. Anat Sci Educ May;4(3):176-7, 2011.


Amerongen, H. M., J. A. Mack, J. M. Wilson, and M. R. Neutra, "Membrane domains of intestinal epithelial cells: distribution of Na+,K+-ATPase and the membrane skeleton in adult rat intestine during fetal development and after epithelial isolation.", J Cell Biol, vol. 109, issue 5, pp. 2129-38, 1989 Nov. PMCID: PMC2115838  PMID: 2553743