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Amy Obringer, PhD 

Associate Professor of Biology, Pre-Medical Program Director

aobringer@sf.edu
Office: Achatz Hall 118
Phone: 260-399-7700 x8210

BS, University of Saint Francis
PhD, Wright State University  

Dr. Obringer serves as Advisor for Formula for Life and the Pre-Professional Healthcare Club in addition to teaching Human Anatomy and Physiology, Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology, Pathophysiology, Cell Biology, Immunology. Her interests include captive breeding of endangered species and declining amphibian populations. Dr. Obringer serves as faculty advisor for the Pre-Professional Healthcare Club and Formula for Live, a student-led philanthropic campaign to feed hungry infants in Haiti. Dr. Obringer welcomes educational initiatives with undergraduates.

Examples of student-authored  presentations and publications:

Obringer AR, Richardson K, Kirchner E & Weldon M. 2005. Determination of the progesterone profile in the captive striped possum (Dactylopsila trivirgata).  Indiana Academy of Sciences, Fall 2005 Meeting Presentation.

Vance CK, Kennedy-Stoskopf S, Obringer AR & Roth TL. 2004. Comparative studies of mitogen- and antigen-induced lymphocyte proliferation in four captive rhinoceros species. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 35(4): 435-446.