Excellence in Teaching Award

April 22, 2013

Rupal Patel, Associate Professor with Bouve College of Health Sciences and the College of Computer and Information Science, received the Excellence in Teaching Award at Northeastern University’s 2013 Academic Honors Convocation. Nominations for this award are made by students. They praised Professor Patel’s enthusiasm, teaching style, and passion for linking scientific debates to real-world scenarios. They describe her classes as carefully and creatively structured to foster student success, applauding how she sustains a high level of engagement and rigor. One student said, “This was an amazing course with great application to clinical work”; another reported that “she motivates students to apply concepts to real-life clinical scenarios.”