New faculty join CCHS

August 30, 2016

Dr. Nathan Culmer is assistant professor and director of Academic Technologies and Faculty Development. Culmer leads the utilization of educational and simulation technology as well as distance technology aspects of telehealth services. He also oversees faculty development and is expanding continuing medical education at the College. Culmer received his bachelor’s degree from Utah State University, his master’s in human communication studies from California State University, Fullerton, and a doctorate in higher education at the University of Iowa. Before joining the College, he spent four years at Pennsylvania State University with responsibilities in instructional design and organizational development. Dr. Cecil D. Robinson is associate professor and director of Learning Resources and Evaluation. Robinson works with undergraduate and graduate medical education and educators and administrators at the University of Alabama School of Medicine to examine, assess and improve educational practices, processes and outcomes at CCHS. He also works to advance interprofessional education among health faculty and professionals at UA. Robinson earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Northwestern University and a doctorate in educational psychology with a certificate in cognitive science from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Before joining CCHS, Robinson was an associate professor of educational psychology for the Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling at UA’s College of Education. His research focuses on hope and well-being in educational and community settings.