William E. Cameron, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Behavioral Neuroscience
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Science Education, Public Communications
Preceptor Rotation & Mentorship Availability
Dr. Cameron is not available for preceptor rotations or mentorship at this time.
Summary of Current Research
Dr. Cameron's research focuses on how to encourage biomedical researchers to play a more active role in K-12 education. After decades as a cellular neurophysiologist, he has become one of the principal architects of the nation's largest Brain Awareness Week celebration and an advocate for translation of scientific discovery for the public. He is active in the education cores of the Methamphetamine Abuse Research Center and the Portland Alcohol Research Center. He is also Executive Director of the OHSU Body Donation Program and is involved in several problems dealing with ethics in research.
Cameron W, Chudler E. A role for neuroscientists in engaging young minds. Nature Reviews: Neuroscience 4: 763-768, 2003.
Cameron WE, McNerney C. Strategy for engaging the Society for Neuroscience in science education. CBE Life Sciences Education 5:91-93, 2006.
Ph.D., University of Arizona
Research Associate Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh