Cathy J. Hatcher


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Dr. Cathy Hatcher is involved in teaching, research and service activities at PCOM. In the osteopathic medicine program, she is the Cardiovascular-Renal-Pulmonary Medicine course director and a faculty lecturer in the Structural Principles of Osteopathic Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Basis of Medicine courses. Dr. Hatcher is a faculty lecturer in the Molecular Basis of Medicine and Physiology courses for the Biomedical Sciences graduate program.

In the laboratory, Dr. Hatcher conducts research with students to examine the molecular and cellular mechanisms that contribute to coronary vessel formation and function during mammalian cardiovascular development. Dr. Hatcher has obtained extramural and intramural grant funds to support this research. Biomedical graduate and osteopathic medical students are active contributors to her cardiovascular development research program.

Dr. Hatcher is a member of the DO curriculum committee that is charged with overseeing the curricular content of the osteopathic medical program. Her service interest focuses on seeking novel strategies to provide rewarding and integrative educational experiences for PCOM students.

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Education/Academic qualification

Physiology, PhD, Medical College of Georgia

Biology, BS, University of Georgia


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