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Leor   Zellner PhD

Assistant Professor, Academy for Teaching and Learning


Leor Zellner joined Ross University School of Medicine in September of 2014 as a fellow in the Master Educator Training Program. In January of 2016, she joined the Academy for Teaching and Learning (ATL), where she continues to work to support student success and faculty development initiatives. Dr. Zellner serves as Director of the ATL’s Peer Tutor Program, and the Course Director for the semester 03/3X/04 Essential Lifelong Learning Skills course.

Prior to joining Ross, Dr. Zellner earned her Doctorate in Cellular and Integrative Physiology from West Virginia University (WVU). While at WVU, she received an F31 Predoctoral Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, which helped to fund her dissertation entitled “Effects of Age and Early Life Ozone Exposure on the Developmental Dynamics of Afferent Airway Neurons in Postnatal Rats.” She also holds a Bachelors of Science in Marine Science Chemistry from the University of Tampa, Florida, USA.