Dr. Mark Dalman is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pre-Clinical Sciences at Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (KSUCPM). Dr. Dalman earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Zoology as well as Environmental Science from Miami University of Ohio. Later, he relocated to the University of Akron, completing a Masters of Environmental Science, and a Ph.D. in Integrative Bioscience. In 2014 he began work on his Postdoc at Kent State University in the field of Molecular Epidemiology. Before his affiliation with KSUCPM in 2016, Dr. Dalman held various appointments beginning in 2001 in the fields of Environmental Science, Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Microbiology and Integrative Bioscience.
Dr. Dalman currently is a co-investigator on several grants. Currently, he is investigating the usage of 3D printing technology in anatomical, embryological, and genetic setting. Furthermore he is also involved in a -pre-matriculation program aimed at evaluating
Throughout his career and education, Dr. Dalman has authored and co-authored 8 publications and eleven manuscripts, as well as various conference posters. He also has mentored, and continues to mentor, an impressive list of high school, undergraduate, graduate, Ph.D. and Postdoc students.
Dr. Dalman has earned several awards and nominations:
2015 - Nominated for "Best 18 of last 9" at Miami University
2013 - University of Akron LIFE Doctoral Scholar Award
2013 & 2010 - Ohio Bioinformatics Scholarship Grant (competitive)
2013 & 2012 - Nominated as one of four "Excellent Graduate Student Teachers" at the University of Akron
2012 & 2010 - STEM Tiered Mentoring Choose Ohio First Grant (competitive)
2008 - Conference on Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research. Oral Session Winner
2008 - Geology Research Grant at University of Akron (competitive)
2008 - Gerace Research Centre Grant, San Salvador Island (competitive)
2002 - Undergraduate Summer Scholars Grant Award (competitive)
2002 - Kaplan Test Preparatory. Invented method for PAT test in the DAT. Incorporated into textbooks
And serves on the following committees:
2009-Present - American Physiological Society
2009-Present - International Society for Computational Biology
2013-Present - Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution
2013-Present - American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
2010-Present - Serves as a respected science fair judge, speaker, and faculty interviewer at various Universities and Community events.
Dr. Dalman retains a teaching philosophy that science teaching is indispensable to the scientific process, involving dynamic interactions between the mentor and student and also in larger lecture settings, approaching th class as a family unit.
B.A. in Zoology and Environmental Science - Miami University of Ohio, M.S. Environmental Science - University of Akron, Ph.D. in Integrative Bioscience - University of Akron, Postdoc in Molecular Epidemiology - Kent State University