Lisa Garcia is an associate educator in the College of Health Professions. She has been with the College as a full-time, graduate faculty member since 2011 and currently oversees the Cadaver Lab located within the Scientific Foundations Division.

Professor Garcia graduated from Newman University in 2008 with a Bachelor's degree in biology before continuing onto Creighton University, finishing her Master's degree in Clinical Anatomy in 2010. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education degree at Wichita State in Educational Leadership with a focus on Educational Psychology.

Her teaching focus is on the upper-level undergraduate and graduate anatomy courses. She  is also involved with providing frequent lab tours to area high schools, tech programs, and community colleges.


Academic Interests and Expertise
  • Anatomy
  • Clinical (Applied) Anatomy
  • Anatomical Education
  • Educational Technology
Areas of Teaching Interest
  • HS315 - Head & Neck Anatomy (2 hr, Spring) - for Dental Hygiene students
  • HS 600 - Advanced Clinical Anatomy (5 hr, both Fall & Spring)
  • HS 700 - Gross Anatomy (6, Fall) - requires interview
  • PT 725 - Anatomy for PT (6, Fall) - for Physical Therapy students
  • PA 789 & PA 789L - Clinical Anatomy (6, Summer) - for Physician Assistant students
Awards and Honors
  • Newman University - Spirit of Acuto Alumni Award (2023)
  • Tri-Alpha Honor Society (2021)
  • Alpha Eta (2018)
  • Non-tenure promotion (2018)
  • WSU Teaching & Learning in Health Professions Scholarship (2013)
  • WSU iPad Innovation Grant (2012)
  • Newman University - Sister Claudine Axman Award in Biology (2008)
Areas of Service