Brad Kay. Goodman, Senior Instructional Designer: Brad has been designing and creating distance education courses and programs for six years with Boston University. He served as the lead designer for the online MA program in Health Communication which was selected for USDLA program awards in 2009. Brad is committed to finding ways for all of our students to reach their learning goals and objectives through the use of innovative course design and the creation of collaborative learning environments.
Dr. Robert Schudy , Course Instructor and Associate Professor of Computer Science: Dr. Schudy has served as principal investigator, consultant, and engineer in both private and government research settings, including Hewlett-Packard Laboratories and the U.S. Air Force. His work includes product and technology design and development in avionics, artificial intelligence, computer software and systems, and electronics. Dr. Schudy coordinates the online Master of Science in Computer Information Systems program, and teaches courses in database management, object-oriented analysis and design, and computer programming.
Marcia Nizzari, Primary Content Contributor: Marcia Nizzari is the Director of Informatics for Good Start Genetics. She has over 27 years of experience as a CTO, software architect, and technical manager. Prior to joining Good Start Genetics, she was Director of Software Development, Biomedical Applications for Cambridge Research & Instrumentation, Inc., a multispectral imaging company. Prior to Cri, Ms. Nizzari was Director of Informatics for the Program in Medical and Population Genetics at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. In that role, she supervised development of all production informatics software for the Genetic Analysis Platform and was co-investigator on several large NIH grants. Ms. Nizzari received her Master of Science in Computer Science degree from Boston University and her Bachelor of Music from the New England Conservatory. She teaches in the computer science program at Boston University.
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