Dennis Strete, MS, PhD

Dennis Strete is a Professor of Biology at McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas, where he teaches Anatomy and Physiology. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology and Geology from Lucknow University in India, his master’s degree in Biology from Tuskegee University in Alabama, and his Ph.D. from Stony Brook University in New York and the University of Southern Mississippi. He has conducted research at Yale University, and completed workshops in Psychoactive Drugs and Molecular Biology of Neurons at Harvard University. His graduate research primarily focused on Cardiovascular Physiology and Myocardial Infarction, and the role of Calcium Channel blockers in the recovery of damaged myocardium after a heart attack. Over the years he has published research papers in Cardiovascular Physiology, received several federal grants to conduct workshops for high school science teachers and high school science students. He is the author of several books in anatomy and physiology, microbiology, and has published a color atlas of human histology. Two of his books have been translated into Greek and German.