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Peter Takizawa, PhD

Associate Professor in Cell Biology; Director, Medical Studies

Contact Information

Peter Takizawa, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Cell Biology

    PO Box 208002, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8002

    United States



Peter Takizawa is an assistant professor in the Department of Cell Biology at Yale School of Medicine. He is also Co-Director of the Pre-Clerkship Curriculum at Yale School of Medicine and a member of the Teaching and Learning Center. He has led the effort to incorporate team-based learning in medical education at Yale through the creation of a website and training faculty. He has also created an online histology website that is open to the world. He teaches medical students at Yale and is course director of Scientific Foundations and leader of the Cell Biology thread.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of California at Los Angeles (1996)
  • BS
    University of California at Los Angeles (1990)

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