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Alison Doubleday, PhD

Associate Professor, Director Faculty Development (Faculty Affairs)

Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences


Building & Room:



801 S. Paulina Street, IL 60612


Dr. Doubleday has a PhD in Anthropology and uses molecular genetic techniques to answer questions about ancient human health and disease, human burial practices, primate evolution and primate skeletal biology. Dr. Doubleday is also interested in educational research. Specifically, she participates in the development and evaluation of multimedia resources for anatomical sciences instruction.

Selected Publications

2016    Doubleday, AF and LMJ Lee. Dissecting the voice: health professions students’ perceptions of instructor age and gender in an online environment and the impact on evaluations for faculty. Anatomical Sciences Education. (currently in Early View, published online ahead of print) doi: 10.1002/ase.1609

2015    Doubleday, AF, B Brown, PA Patston, P Jurgens-Toepke, MD Strotman, A Koerber, C Haley, CL Briggs, and GW Knight. Social Constructivism and Case-writing for an Integrated Curriculum. Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning. 9(1):44-57.

2014    Doubleday, AF and SJ Wille.  We are what we do: examining learner-generated content in the anatomy lab through the lens of activity theory. Anatomical Sciences Education, 7:361-69.

2013    Doubleday, AF.  Use of card sorting for course site organization within an integrated science curriculum. Journal of Usability Studies 8(2):41-54

2011    Doubleday, EG, VD O’Loughlin, and AF Doubleday. The Virtual Anatomy Laboratory: Usability Testing to Improve an Online Learning Resource for Anatomy Education. Anatomical Sciences Education 4(6):318-26.

2009    Doubleday, AF, FA Kaestle, LA Cox, MC Mahaney, LM Havill.  LRP5 Sequence and Polymorphisms in the Baboon. Journal of Medical Primatology 38(2): 97-106.

2008    Grieshaber, BM, DL Osborne, AF Doubleday, FA Kaestle. A Pilot study into the effects of X-ray and computed tomography exposure on the amplification of DNA from bone. Journal of Archaeological Science 35 (3): 681-87.