Cynthia Palmer

Faculty Profiles

Cynthia Palmer

Professional Specialist
236 Science Hall



PhD, University of Notre Dame
MS, Indiana University
BS, Saint Mary’s College

Research Interests 

  • Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy in the Old Order Amish
  • Client response to genetic counseling and bio-medical technology

Courses Recently Taught 

  • BIO 113: Human structure
  • BIO 141: Human anatomy and physiology
  • BIO 213: Introductory human anatomy
  • BIO 310: Teaching in biology
  • BIO 333: Biomedical techniques, ethics, and decisions
  • BIO 485: Research in biology

Professional Experience 

  • Ten years working in the area of clinical genetics
  • Biological sciences instructor
  • post-doctoral appointment in theology studying medical ethics
  • clinical screening for international medical mission children