Faculty Profile

Dr. Amy Way

away1@lhup.edu  |  44 Founders Hall, Clearfield Campus, Clearfield, PA 16830  |  (570) 484-3431 or (814) 768-3431

Education: PhD in Physiology from Penn State University

Courses Most Commonly Taught:  Medical Terminology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Health Science Seminar

Courses Developed: Medical Terminology, Health Science Seminar

Programs Developed: Associate of Arts in Sustainability Studies, Healthcare Management and Social Services tracks in Associate of Applied Science in Healthcare Professions, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Applied Health Studies track in Bachelor of Science in Health Science.

Professional Publications:

The Human Body in Health and Disease 5th edition by Thibodeau and Patton, Elsevier Mosby Publishers 2009 (contributing author, 2 chapters)

Brehe J, Way AL. An endocrinology laboratory exercise demonstrating the effect of confinement stress on the immune system of mice. Advances in Physiology Education 32(2): 157-160 (2008)

Erikson DW, Way AL, Bertolla RP, Chapman DA, Killian GJ. Influence of Osteopontin, casein and oviductal fluid on bovine sperm capacitation . Animal Reproduction. 4(3/4): 103-112 (2007)

Erikson DW, Way AL, Chapman DA, Killian GJ. Detection of osteopontin on holstein bull spermatozoa, in cauda epididymal fluid and testis homogenates, and its potential role in bovine fertilization. Reproduction 133(5): 909-917 (2007)

Professional Presentations:

2014: Human Anatomy and Physiology Society: “Those who can do: Teach! Recruiting the Next Generation of A&P Educators”

2012 Society for the Study of Reproduction: “Combining international service learning and reproductive biology: reproductive education to underserved populations”

2009 Society for the Study of Reproduction: “Using Quantum Dots and Flow Cytometry in an Attempt to Identify Adrenergic Receptors on Bovine Sperm”

Areas of Expertise:  Reproductive Physiology, International Service Learning

Community/Professional Service:

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology Society: Eastern Regional Director 2008-2012; Foundation Oversight Committee Member July 2014
  • Volunteer high school anatomy & physiology tutor (DuBois area)
  • Science and Technology Day – Clearfield campus
  • Advances in Physiology Education manuscript reviewer
  • DuBois Area Catholic School parent volunteer
  • St. Michael the Archangel Church Cleaning team (DuBois, PA)
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