Sean has been a professor in the School of Health, Wellness and Sciences at Georgian College since 2002. Sean has taught college and university courses in a variety of programs within Georgian, through Georgian’s University Partnership Centre and with York University. He has developed and coordinated several programs at Georgian including Pre-Health Sciences, Primary Care Paramedic and Biotechnology – Health. Sean is the Program Coordinator for Biotechnology – Health at Georgian and the Faculty Lead for the Applied Life Sciences / Biotechnology degree-diploma program as part of the Lakehead Georgian partnership.
Sean graduated with a PhD in Physiology and Pharmacology from the University of Western Ontario in 2005, publishing articles in a variety of journals in fields ranging from critical care medicine to neuroscience. Sean’s PhD research focused on the roles that cardiomyocytes play in inflammatory response during sepsis. Sean has a keen interest in neurosciences, physiology, pharmacology and teaching, and this is reflected in activities and content incorporated into his lectures and labs to highlight the importance and fun of science.
Sean has been happily married for 20 years to Sandy, has three kids (Emma, Spencer and Carter) and two dogs (Gracie Belle and Duggie). His interests include playing volleyball, hockey and golf, firing up the BBQ, solving puzzles and driving all over the place for kid activities.