Dr michael mcdowell is a neurosurgery expert in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. According to our data, he is highly rated in 1 condition.
He is trained at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and UPMC neurosurgery program. He completed fellowships in endoscopic skull base surgery and pediatric neurosurgery. He is faculty at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, where he specializes in skull base and cranial cervical junction disorders. He has research interests in non-invasive intracranial pressure monitoring and he is actively working with investigators at Carnegie Mellon University on a clinical investigation using near infrared light to non-invasively measure intracranial pressure in adults and children.
Michael McDowell is an author, speaker and coach to teachers and leaders in educational systems around the world. He has provided leadership and instructional coaching to educators across many disciplines, schools, districts, and state departments of education.
His publications and original professional development programs offer practical tools and resources to support learners, educators and leaders in changing the way we learn, teach, and lead. He has developed a wide variety of learning and teaching strategies that focus on integrating 21st century skills into classroom instruction, enabling learners to take full advantage of project-based learning.
His work has been featured in a number of bestselling books, including Rigorous PBL by Design, The Lead Learner, Developing Student Expertise and Teaching for Transfer. He also leads professional development for teachers and leaders on topics such as the COVID-19 pandemic and fostering deeper learning through powerful discussions.