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Priyadarshini   Dattathreya MD

Associate Professor, Academy for Teach and Learning


Priyadarshini Dattathreya, MD, received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India, in 2007, before earning her Doctor of Medicine (MD) (Anatomy) in 2011 from Manipal University, India.

Dr. Dattathreya is currently an Associate Professor in the Center for Teaching and Learning at Ross University School of Medicine, and has been working as an academic coach since 2013. In this role, she has worked with medical students individually and in small groups to provide the kinds of learning tools and strategies that can help them reach their maximum potential. She has also facilitated several large group workshops for students focusing on developing the cognitive and metacognitive skills required for success in medical school, and worked in partnership with faculty to develop formative assessment workshops that support student learning. In her role as the Director of the ELLS 1 (Essential Lifelong Learning Skills) course, she has collaborated with faculty within and outside her department in developing a remedial course that is geared toward training “at risk” medical students to become self-regulated, lifelong learners.

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