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Simone Thaxton, Ph.D.

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Adjunct Faculty
Medical Front Office program
Brookhaven College

Dr. Simone Thaxton has worked in both clinical and basic biomedical research related to human disease. She holds a doctorate in molecular biology with emphasis in biochemistry from the federated programs of North Texas Area Universities/University of North Texas and with emphasis in cell and molecular biology from Texas Woman’s University. She has done postdoctoral work in molecular immunology at UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.

She earned a master’s degree in medical microbiology from Southern Methodist University and a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in chemistry from Texas A&M University-Commerce. She also holds a certificate in medical technology from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists through Methodist Hospital of Dallas.

She has developed and taught courses in health information technology and biomedical engineering technology. She became an instructor at Brookhaven College in 2003 and teaches Human Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology and Microbiology.

“My students come from many different backgrounds and I learn a lot from them,” she says. “I find teaching at Brookhaven helps me fulfill my goal to be a lifelong learner!”