Dawn Bright, joined Mott Community College’s Department of Social Science in 2009. Dawn teaches Occupational Health and Safety in the Autopsy Assistant Program. She is a licensed Medical Technologist accredited through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Dawn’s Master’s Degree in Science, is specialized in Environmental and Industrial Health, through the University of Michigan-School of Public Health. Her thesis work concentrated on the effects of heavy metals in fetal development and neuro-deficits in children. Dawn has worked in medical laboratory, forensic laboratory and environmental laboratory setting for over 30 years.
As an educator, Dawn brings 13 years of experience to the forensic science classroom and three decades of teaching in the Clinical Laboratory Science discipline. She has taught Occupational Health and Safety, American Heart CPR/AED, First Aid, Forensic Science, Biotechnology, Anatomy and Physiology, Pathophysiology, Parasitology, Microbiology, Environmental Biology, Biology, and Health Care Administration courses. She has previously taught courses at Baker College and the University of Michigan-Flint. Dawn has been teaching the Occupational Health and Safety course as an online hybrid course since 2012. She currently serves on the Genesee County Emergency Planning Committee, the Clinical Laboratory Advisory Board for the University of Michigan, the Autopsy Assistant Advisory Board for Mott Community College, acts as an advisory for the Health Occupations Students of America, and volunteers for the Science Olympiad Competition.