Faculty and Staff

LMU-DCOM Faculty

Dr. Dennis Kiick

Dennis Kiick, PhD
Vice President for Research Assistant Vice President of Research,
Division of Health Sciences
Professor of Biochemistry,
DCOM 220
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752

Curriculum Vitae for Dr. Dennis Kiick

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BS, Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California
MS, Biochemistry, L.S.U. Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
PhD, Biochemistry, University of North Texas, Denton
NIH Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Certification and Licensure

Biochemistry consultant for Kaplan Inc.; 18 Hr., 4 Day, USMLE Biochemistry Intense Prep. Course ca. 4 each year in late spring early summer; 25 Hr., 5 Day USMLE Biochemistry Extended Prep. Course ca. 1 each year in early spring; 1998-present

Honors and Awards

Elected Chairman of the Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Western University,
     College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, 2002
Western University's COMP Outstanding Basic Science Professor,  1997-1998
Western University's COMP Outstanding Basic Science Professor, 1996-1997
Session Chair: Gordon Research Conference on Enzymes, Coenzymes and Metabolic Pathways,
Speaker: Gordon Research Conference on Isotopes in the Life Sciences, 1992
Sigma Xi, University of Tennessee-Memphis, 1990
City of Memphis, Project Achieve, Mentor Appreciation Award, 1990-1991
National Institutes of Health FIRST Award, 1990-1995
National Institutes of Health Post-doctoral Fellowship, 1985-1988

Research Interests

Energy and lipoprotein metabolism, acid-base chemistry and nutrition.