Kendra Nordgren
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Credentials
PhD

Assistant Dean of Admissions
Biography

Research Summary

Dr. Nordgren's research interest focuses on development of innovative educational methods and resources for health professions education. In particular, her work emphasizes the importance of active learning strategies and builds on the framework of Guided Discovery Learning.

Education

Postdoctoral Associate, University of Minnesota Medical School
Major: Toxicology
PhD, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Major: Biomedical Sciences, Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
BS, Cum laude, University of Wisconsin River Falls
Major: Biomedical Sciences

Licensures and Certifications

Medical Education Research Certificate, Associate of American Medical Colleges
Research Certification, Association of American Medical Colleges Medical Education Research Certification, University of Minnesota Medical School
Diplomat of the American Board of Toxicology,

Honors and Recognition

Registration Scholarship for the 2015 Association of American Medical Colleges' Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar, University of Minnesota Medical School, Office of Faculty Affairs
2015
Faculty Award for Collaborative Teaching, University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth, Department of Biomedical Sciences
2014
Phi Kappa National Honors Society
2006
Selected Presentations

Selected Presentations

Nordgren, K. K., Wallace, K. B. "The DNA methylome of chronic doxorubicin exposure in vivo", Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Society of Toxicology, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 01, 2016.
Nordgren, K. K. "Redox regulation & autophagy: Gate-keeping the antioxidant cell defense pathway in cardiovascular disease", Banner Sun Health Research Institute, Sun City, Arizona, March 28, 2014.
Nordgren, K. K., Wallace, K. B. "Disruption of Keap1/Nrf2-antioxidant response after chronic doxorubicin exposure in vivo", Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, January 01, 2014.
Nordgren, K. K., Wallace, K. B. "Keap1 redox-dependent regulation of doxorubicin-induced oxidative stress response in cardiac myoblasts", Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, January 01, 2014.
Deus, C. M., Zehowski, C., Nordgren, K. K., Oliveira, P. "Doxorubicin lysosomal accumulation, autophagic regulation and mitochondrial depolarization in H9c2", 48th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Clinical Investigation, Utrecht, Netherlands. January 01, 2014.
Nordgren, K. K., Wallace, K. B. "Activation of Nrf2-regulated gene expression in cardiomyocytes in response to acute doxorubicin-induced oxidative stress", Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, January 01, 2013.
Nordgren, K. K., Peng, Y., Pelleymounter, L. L., Moon, I., Feng, Q., Eckloff, B., Yee, V., Wieben, E., Weinshilboum, R. M. "Methionine adenosyltrasferase 2A and 2B: Gene sequence variation and functional genomics", American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, January 01, 2011.
Scudder, K. K., Deshler, J., Miller, E. K. "Estrogen induced sexual abnormalities: A genetic model for assessing estrogenic pollutants in the environment", National Conference on Undergraduate Research Annual Meeting, Asheville, North Carolina, January 01, 2006.
Scudder, K. K., Deshler, J., Miller, E. K. "Estrogen induced sexual abnormalities: A genetic model for assessing estrogenic pollutants in the environment", Council on Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill Annual Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia, January 01, 2006.
Scudder, K. K., Deshler, J., Miller, E. K. "A multi-generation sublethal assay of estrogenics using the him-5 strain of Caenorhabditis elegans", University of Wisconsin System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, January 01, 2005.
Scudder, K. K., Deshler, J., Miller, E. K. "A multi-generation sublethal assay of estrogenics using the him-5 strain of Caenorhabditis elegans", University of Wisconsin System Posters in the Rotunda, Madison, Wisconsin, January 01, 2005.
Scudder, K. K., Deshler, J., Miller, E. K. "A multi-generation sublethal assay of estrogenics using the him-5 strain of Caenorhabditis elegans", National Conference on Undergraduate Research Annual Meeting, Lexington, Virginia, January 01, 2005.