McMaster University

McMaster University

Terry McCurdy

Terry McCurdy
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
BSc (University of Waterloo), MSc and PhD (McMaster University)

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McMaster University
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                                            Hamilton, ON  L8S 4K1

 


Profile

Dr. McCurdy joined the School of Nursing in January of 2010 as a part-time tutor for the Research Methods and Critical Appraisal course (HTH SCI 3C04). She took on the role of assistant professor, responsible for course planning and teaching both the Biochemistry I (HTH SCI 1LL3) and Biochemistry II: Human Nutrition and Metabolism courses (HTH SCI 3BB3) in March of 2010. Dr. McCurdy also co-teaches the Introduction to Integrated Pathophysiology (N2LA2) and the Heath Science (4NR3) Research courses.

Dr. McCurdy has an Honours Co-operative Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Waterloo. She also has a Master of Science in Biology, and a PhD in Medical Sciences (Thrombosis, Hemostasis and Atherosclerosis), both from McMaster University.

Research/Scholarship

At present, Dr. McCurdy’s primary research interest is the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL).


Courses Taught

Undergraduate Teaching

2014              BScN, Program, McMaster University
                     HTH SCI 1LL3, Biochemistry I: Human Nutrition and Metabolism
                     HTH SCI 3BB3, Biochemistry II: Human Nutrition and Metabolism

Co-teaching:   N2LA2, Introduction to Integrated Pathophysiology
                     4NR3 Heath Science Research courses
                     (Academic year 2014/2015)


Selected Publications

  • McCurdy, T.R., Patrick, A.L., Eltringham-Smith, L.J., Bhakta, V., Sheffield, W.P., and Fox-Robichaud, A.E. (2013) Alpha-1 acid glycoprotein reduces hepatic leukocyte recruitment in murine models of either early endotoxemia or early sepsis. Microcirculation (Epub 2013 Aug 14).
  • McCurdy, T.R., Bhakta, V., Eltringham-Smith, L.J., Gataiance, S., Fox-Robichaud, A.E., and Sheffield, W.P. (2012) In vivo clearance of alpha-1 acid glycoprotein is influenced by the extent of its N-linked glycosylation and by its interaction with the vessel wall. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology (Epub 2012 Apr 1).
  • McCurdy, T.R., Bhakta, V., Eltringham-Smith, L.J., Gataiance, S., Fox-Robichaud, A.E., and Sheffield, W.P. (2011) Comparison of methods for the purification of alpha-1 acid glycoprotein from human plasma. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology (Epub 2011, Mar 8)
  • McCurdy, T.R., Gataiance, S., Eltringham-Smith, L.J., Sheffield, W.P. (2004) A covalently linked recombinant albumin dimer is more rapidly cleared in vivo than are wild-type and mutant C34A albumin. J Lab Clin Med. 143(2):115-24.
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