Ana M. Jimenez, PhD

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office: Siena Building 313
Telephone: 305-899-3276

Ana M. Jimenez, Ph.D.

Dr. Ana M Jimenez received her PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Miami in 2000, where she focused her research on the genetic effects of age-related and noise-induced hearing loss in mice by using distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs).  She currently holds an Associate Professor of Biology position at Barry University.  Her teaching experience includes over 20 different courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.  Undergraduate courses taught include Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Biological Foundations, and Senior Seminar, including laboratories.  Graduate courses taught include Human Physiology and Neuroanatomy lab.  Her research interest includes the effects of aging on sensory systems, specializing in hearing and more recently on tactile mechanoreceptors.  She currently (2013) serves the Florida Academy of Sciences as the chair of the Medical Sciences section, and is a Faculty Senator (2012-present) representing Arts and Sciences Faculty.