Professor, Course Director/Examiner, Genetics, Foundations of Clinical Medicine
Roger J. Young PhD has been teaching at the university level for over three decades. Throughout this time he has also held numerous leadership positions, most recently as the Associate Dean of Basic Sciences at Saba University School of Medicine.
Dr. Young’s research interests include pedagogical developments to advance the teaching and learning of science in students at all stages of their education. He also has a High School teaching certification and has classroom experience with middle and high school students in a variety of educational settings, including spending a sabbatical teaching with various First Peoples communities in the United States.
Dr. Young has contributed to a large number of professional meetings over the years, the majority of which addressed advances in pedagogy in the scientific educational arena.
Dr. Young is actively involved in the community doing volunteer charity work and giving his time to provide guidance to various local organizations. He is currently a member of the Saba Business Association, and on the Supervisory Board of the Saba Health Care Foundation which oversees the functioning of the Hospital and Age Home on the island of Saba.
Dr. Young endeavors to continue to contribute to the education of our next generation of students, by improving teaching methodologies and developing appropriate curricula using knowledge from his wide range of teaching & administrative experiences.