Keith Metzger, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Science Education at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. His primary roles at the School of Medicine are in curriculum development and as co-director of the Structure course, which combines the traditionally compartmentalized topics of anatomy, embryology, pathology, histology, clinical imaging and physical diagnosis in a laboratory-based course. Dr. Metzger's research and scholarly interests are in evaluation of integrating curricula in promoting knowledge application, anatomical sciences education, and use of technology in medical education. Additionally, he conducts basic science research investigating the functional morphology (form-function relationships) and biomechanics of vertebrates, with a focus on the vertebrate feeding system.
He received his Ph.D. in Anatomical Sciences from Stony Brook University.