OrhanArslan

Orhan Arslan, DVM, PHD

Assoc Professor, College Of Medicine Pathology & Cell Biology

Assoc Professor, Cop Dept Of Pharmaceutical Science

Assoc Professor, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

College Of Medicine Pathology & Cell Biology

Director of Anatomy, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, USF College of Medicine

Contact Info Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, University of South Florida College of Medicine
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC 11
Tampa, FL 33612-4799

Academic Email: oarslan@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone: (813) 974-0636

Education

  • PHD, Anatomy and Neuroscience, Hacettepe University, 1979

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Neuroscience

Research Interests

  • Orhan E. Arslan, DVM, Ph.D. has been an Associate Professor with the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine since May 2006. He is a trained neuroanatomist and anatomist with decades of academic experience.
  • Dr. Arslan is the recipient of numerous teaching awards from USF as well as from his previous institution. He is the author of an award winning textbook entitled "Neuroanatomical Basis of Clinical Neurology" and is currently working on the next edition of his textbook.
  • Dr. Arslan is the head of the comparative neuroanatomy section of the Journal of Neuroanatomy. He is a graduate of the USF Leadership Institute, Transformation, and Innovation Center.
  • Dr. Arslan has successfully transformed anatomy from a region-based to a system-based and incorporated procedure-based and ultrasound-based activitties into the laboratory component of anatomy.
  • Dr. has also spearheaded the restructuring of the Medical Meuroscience and Graduate Anatomy disciplines. He has led the effort to introduce virtual microscopy into the first year medical curriculum. Dr. Arslan has also established a remedial anatomy course which is currently listed in the AAMC nationally approved anatomy courses website.
  • In his capacity as a director of anatomy educational services, He has led several improvements to the physical infrastructure of the laboratory facilities and expanded their use for physician training workshops of local and national health organizations.

Recent Publications

  • 1. O. Arslan, B. Peckler, C. Paul, F. Stevenson, S. Nazian Ultrasound-based Anatomy in An Integrated First Year Medical Curriculum Proceedings of ICER. : 1939-1947, 2011.
  • Orhan E. Arslan & Stanley Nazian System vs. Region-Based Anatomy, Efficacy and Implementation Medical Science Eduacator- The Journal of the International Association of Medical Science Educators. 21(3S) : 287, 2011.

Awards/Honors

  • Freshman Class Outstanding Instructor (USF College of Medicine - 2011)
  • Freshman Class Oustanding Instructor (USF College of Medoine - 2010)
  • Most Outstanding Preclinical Professor Award (USF College of Medicne - 2010)
  • Freshman Class Oustanding Instructor (USF College of Medicine - 2009)
  • Most Outstanding Preclinical Professor Award (Chicago Medical School - 2009)
  • Freshman Class Oustanding Instructor (USF College of Medicine - 2008)
  • Interprofessionalism Award (USF College of Medicine - 2007)
  • Medical Education Award (USF College of Medicine - 2007)
  • Basic Science Professor of the Year (Chicago Medical School - 2004)
  • Basic Science Professor of the Year (Chicago Medical School - 2003)
  • Basic Science Professor of the Year (Chicago Medical School - 2001)
  • Basic Science Professor of the Year (Chicago Medical School - 2000)
  • Basic Science Professor of the Year (Chicago Medical School - 1996)
  • Basic Science Professor of the Year (Chicago Medical School - 1995)
  • Golden Apple Award (Chicago Medical School - 1994)
  • Basic Science Professor of the Year (Chicago Medical School - 1994)
  • Basic Science Professor of the Year (Chicago Medical School - 1993)
  • Basic Science Professor of the Year (Chicago Medical School - 1992)