Quinnipiac University
Douglas McHugh

Associate Professor of Medical Sciences

Course Director, Schol Reflection Concentration Capstone

Dr. McHugh is the Director of the Scholarly Reflection & Concentration/Capstone course at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine.

His teaching responsibilities include: pharmacology, neuroscience, physiology, cell biology, biostatistics, critical appraisal of scientific literature, and responsible research practice.

Education Scholarship Interests: Visual Design – Teaching Interactions; Spaced Learning Algorithms; Intrinsic Motivation & Learner Engagement; Educational Topography.

Noteworthy Awards:

2019 - Excellence in Medical Education, North East Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA).
2014 - Excellence in Teaching Award, Center for Excellence in Teaching & Service to Students, Quinnipiac University.
2012 - Student Choice Awards Nomination for Outstanding Faculty Members, Indiana University.


  • BS, The University of Aberdeen
  • MHPE, University of Michigan
  • PHD, The University of Aberdeen


  • Medicine

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci 307E

Mail Drop

  • NH-MED


Quinnipiac University

Associate Professor of Medical Sciences

North Haven, CT

2016 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Assistant Professor of Medical Sciences

North Haven, CT

2012 - 2016

Indiana University

Visiting Assistant Professor & Assistant Scientist

Bloomington, IN

2011 - 2012

Indiana University

Adjunct Professor & Research Associate

Bloomington, IN

2010 - 2011

Professional Designation