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Nancy S.

Potomac, MD

$50/hour

Physiologist, scientist, technical writer, public health analyst.

In-person lessons

$50/Hour


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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Psychology
Ohio State University
PhD
Harvard University
Master's

Education

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (Psychology)

Ohio State University (PhD)

Harvard University (Master's)

About Nancy

I have a B.S. in Psychology with an emphasis in bio-behavioral Psychology and a Ph.D. in Physiology with an emphasis in neuroscience. I have taught graduate, medical and allied health profession students. I also have two children who have survived high school science (Biology, AP Bio) with a little bit of help. One is now a biology major in college. I understand that many students are required to take the basic sciences and struggle their way through them. I hope to make the experience of learning science a more enjoyable and successful one.

I enjoy teaching science because it allows me to share my enthusiasm for the field with students. Science is continually moving forward offering new frontiers and constant discovery. It is a pleasure to increase student's understanding and interest in these subjects. Students often fear math and science. Science has a bad and unrealistic reputation for being difficult. I believe that the biological sciences are very logical and that students can enjoy learning if they are given the right direction and a patient tutor. I realize that students have different learning styles and I endeavor to tutor to individual learning styles.

I have a Ph.D. in Physiology from Ohio State University. My specialty is neuroscience, but I have always enjoyed all areas of the biological science. I have taught/tutored physiology and since since graduate school. Following graduate school, I worked as a biomedical researcher for many years. I have a great deal of experience in the scientific methodology including: hypothesis generation; experimental design; data collection and analyses; and publication. I have taught many graduate, medical and nursing students. My science education has also allowed me to expand my career into other areas such as public health and continues to allow me to grow in my career.

I would enjoy helping you (your student) better understand and achieve great grades in science. From the Kreb cycle to the nervous system, it is all an amazing puzzle that should not be intimidating. With a little work, determination from a student and patience and guidance in tutoring, science can be an enjoyable subject to master.
I have a B.S. in Psychology with an emphasis in bio-behavioral Psychology and a Ph.D. in Physiology with an emphasis in neuroscience. I have taught graduate, medical and allied health profession students. I also have two children who have survived high school science (Biology, AP Bio) with a little bit of help. One is now a biology major in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Potomac, MD 20854
In-person lessons
Science:
ACT Science, Biology, Physiology
English:
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Science

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Approved subjects

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Psychology
Ohio State University
PhD
Harvard University
Master's

Education

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (Psychology)

Ohio State University (PhD)

Harvard University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nancy will travel within 20 miles of Potomac, MD 20854.